A member 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 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Needs evaluation: Tooth may have a fracture, a recurrent infection, or even periodontal bone loss. Please call your dentist for an appointment.

Answered 3/1/2016


Dr. Debra Rosenblatt answered

Specializes in Dentistry

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.

Answered 3/4/2016


Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

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.

Answered 4/17/2016



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