A 49-year-old female asked:
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excruciating throbbing toothache 3 days.had root canal yrs ago.xray/ct scan normal.inflamed gums around that tooth.can't bite on it.what can it be?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Fracture ?: Tooth may be fractured. In addition, if it is a maxillary posterior tooth you may have sinusitis.
Answered on Mar 29, 2017

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