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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have a canine tooth that is sensitive to cold & gums inflammed. no cavity, but premolar/molar were infected could that of caused damage to canine?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not likely: Inflamed gingiva = inflamed bone and surrounding tissue. Any recession or calculus present? That would contribute to your sensitivity. Have your dentist take a look. Your bite may also be off, or you might be grinding your teeth.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2019

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