A 30-year-old male asked:
4 fillings 1 rct on wis tooth. jaw/teeth pain 3 wks. sharp pain from cold air/liquid. take ibuprofen and still a throbbing tingling. root canal needed?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If the fillings were deep and the pain has not resolved, you may need root canal therapy. have your dentist evaluate.
Answered on Feb 21, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Most likely RCT: The tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. Do not delay.
Answered on Mar 2, 2015
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