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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Tenderness is a : Generic term. It would be helpful to know if the tooth is sensitive to hot, cold, chewing ... More specific symptoms will help answer your question m ... Read More
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
Several reasons: Can be caused by a tooth abscess, gum & bone disease infection, a bad bite or grinding your teeth. You need to see a dentist to find out why and what ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Diagnosis ?: What did your dentist say to you? Your dentist has had the opportunity to examine you, test the tooth, take a radiograph, etc... Over the internet, no ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
And ????????: What did the dentist say as possible cause? If unhappy, unsatisfied or just not sure, consider seeing another dentist for a second opinion or an endod ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Could be: Pulpal infection can result in a bone loss or a cracked tooth. Consider an evaluation and xray exam to confirm that root canal therapy is successful a ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities: It could be any number of causes. Fractured root, occlusal trauma, periodontal gum inflammation, periapical infection, failing Root Canal Therapy, un ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not unusual: After any type of dental work it is not unusual to have referred pain to adjacent areas for a short period of time. This is due to the inflammation in ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Root Canal: You should contact the dentist or endodontist that is treating your tooth. Sometimes patients experience sensitivity in the tooth after the anesthetic ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Start with dentist: Tooth abcess should be ruled out. Sometimes if a post is put in , it can be placed in such a way as it is extending in to sinus. This can cause an inf ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Hunt
42 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: It can be either a lost restoration, decay, or an open contact on the new filling. Consult your dentist to diagnose the problem.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Tenderness: It is not uncommon for the tooth to be tender after root canal completion, especially if you had a severe infection in the bone... it takes time for t ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See DDS first: Have your dentist evaluate the area. May be as simple as a pizza burn. If the dentist feels it is warranted, you may be referred to a periodontist for ... Read More
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