A 30-year-old female asked:
I have had a toothache for a month, i went to the dentist and it was determined i needed a rootcanal.the root canal was done on number 19, however the pain i am experiencing is in my front lower gums.xrays and exam show nothing, what else could it be?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzisanswered
Dentistry 42 years experience
Referred Pain: You may be experiencing referred pain from # 19. Could be an infection, could be inflammation. Your treating dentist needs to re-evaluate the problematic tooth.
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Dr. Arnold Malermananswered
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Pain: 3 possibilities, specialist consults recommended: 1) Referred pain from failed root canal. See an Endodontist. 2) Gum/bone disease. See a Periodontist. 3) Teeth shifting. See an Orthodontist.
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Last updated May 18, 2020
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