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Everett, WA
A 36-year-old male asked:

i had a root canal 3 weeks ago and just had the crown put in, after a week i have such a dull ache and my tooth is sensitive to hot, is it infected?

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Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Endodontics 35 years experience
Second opinion: Please get that tooth checked again for peri apical pathosis or it could be the periodontal situation . The tissue around the tooth .X ray and periodontal checkup will determine the outcome of the situation . Also have the dentist check the occlusion or if there any premature contact with opposing tooth after placing the crown.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Endodontics 44 years experience
See an Endodontist: It found be as simple as the occlusion on the crown being high, to an unsealing abscess or a missed canal. See a specialist asap!

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Last updated Oct 3, 2015

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