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Rockville, MD
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?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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