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A 25-year-old male asked:

My pre molar feels tender after having a chewy sweet. i have had root canal on this tooth few years ago if that helps. slightly hurts when biting down?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Needs evaluation: Tooth may have a fracture, a recurrent infection, or even periodontal bone loss. Please call your dentist for an appointment.
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 39 years experience
See DDS: Have the dentist evaluate the area to make sure that the crown, if your have a crown, is not loosened or that the tooth is not fractured.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Pain: Pain is your body's way of telling you there is something wrong. May have failed root canal treatment. If tooth needs retreat net, best done by a root canal specialist, an Endodontist.
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Last updated Apr 17, 2016

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