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Uncomfortable after root canal

A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
One or the other: You have at least two possibilities. One is that the root canal is infected. The second is that your crown may need to be adjusted. There could be a p... Read More
Dr. Sami Latif
Dentistry 37 years experience
Pain from root canal: Is it uncomfortable to chewing, if so the crown might occlusal adjustment, if the pain is unsolicited , the tooth might have 4 canals that was missed,... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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See Endodontist: There are many causes for a root canal to be sensitive after several months. Was the root canal performed by a specialist? A detailed exam by a micros... Read More

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Possible: If infection had spread into the bone surrounding the tooth, inflammation could cause pain. Symptoms should diminish gradually, a little less every d... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Root canal: Not sure what you mean by root canal reoccurring. Your nerve was killed and the root canal was filled, so there should be no reoccurring of the canal,... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Trying to understand: You've had root canal therapy on a tooth together with a crown, but it is uncomfortable.. In what way? Pressure? Irritated gums? The bite? The size? Y... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
RCT tooth- OK?: If i understand your question, although you had rct and a crown on a tooth, it doesn't feel completely comfortable and you are aware of it (unlike you... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry 43 years experience
Root canal: It is quite possible there is an additional canal that was not discovered and filled or the tooth may be cracked. They may need to take a 3 dimensio... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your dentist: Your dentist should be able to check and adjust the crown if it is too high and the bite is not comfortable. Takes only a few minuets.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Sensitivity paste: You have already had an endodontist evaluate the tooth. You might try the new crest sensitivity strips or Sensodyne toothpaste (or any sensitivity bra... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Methven
Dentistry 20 years experience
Usually comfortable: Root canals are usually comfortable. Your dentist will use a very strong anesthetic to prevent you from feeling most of the procedure. If the tooth ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
To treat ...: If the nerve tissue (nerve/blood vessels) within the tooth die, then the toxic products from their death drain through the tip of the root and cause a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 38 years experience
The procedure : Should be relatively painless. Soreness after root canal therapy (and after anesthesia has resolved) is frequent but usually mild and short term. Pai... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Very safe: Root canal therapy performed correctly is a very safe and widely accepted treatment in dentistry when indicated.

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