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Carnegie, PA
A member asked:

How long does it take bruised periodontal ligament to heal, after the dentist has ground down the high filling?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Not long: If tooth was in hyper function, adjusting the occlusion should result in almost immediate reduction of symptoms. Like any other bruise it should begin healing as soon as the "insult" is removed. If still sore after a week, or if soreness increases, call your Dentist again.
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