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A 22-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old female:

How long should my tooth hurt after a filling. it hurts more than when i had it donehow long should i wait to tell the dentist or see if it goes away?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Call Dentist now: You did not say how long it has been since your treatment, but pain should begin subsiding after 2 days. If not, seek immediate help. The nerve of the tooth may be damaged from the cavity, and root canal treatment may be your best option. Call Dentist now.
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