A 45-year-old female asked:
had crown prep on a broken tooth, now in extreme pain. i wasn't hurting prior. had no numbing so felt the pain right away. normal, or root canal need?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hard to say...: So many factors contribute to your post operative pain and sensitivity. Your dentist knows more about that tooth than anyone on this panel. If the pain is severe, the tooth probably needs endodontic treatment.
327 viewsAnswered Jan 5, 2019
Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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