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A 41-year-old member asked:

One of my left molars hurts on the side to touch, what could be wrong?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
There: There could be a few things going on. From a simple cavity, to somethng more involved such as a tooth fracture or infection. You should see your dentist as soon as possible to have the tooth checked out.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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