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A 23-year-old female asked:

how long should the sensitivty last after filling?it's been three days still my teeth r really sensitive.n does drilling destroy d enamel completely?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Usually not long: It can last from a day or two to a few weeks, sometimes longer. It really depends how deep the restoration is. Discuss your concerns with your dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Soreness: Filling may be microscopically high, in which case a very minor adjustment will solve your problem. Tooth was damaged and infected (cavity). Your Dentist had to do surgery to de ride the tooth. The problem and the surgery to eliminate the diseased tissue could have irritated the "nerve" of the tooth. Tincture of Time should allow healing. Check in with your Dentist to discuss your concerns.

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