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My Tooth Is Sensitive
Probable Infection: Get to your dentist now.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many possibilities: If your tooth was not sensitive before the filling and has been sensitive since the filling, there could be a problem with the filling which should be rechecked by your dentist. If the cavity was deep the pulp or nerve may be irritated. This may lead to a root canal if the condition worsens. Either way after 4-5 months this should be rechecked by your dentist. ...Read more
My tooth was sensitive to cold and hot i used sensodyne and it helped now I have no sensitivity but now I have constant pain. Dentistnohelp/jumpthegun?
Can be difficult: It can be perplexing trying to determine the health of the pulp(nerve) of a tooth. There are some pulp vitality tester but not always accurate. Judging the signs and symptoms of a tooth may all you have to work with. I am sure that your dentist has tried to rationalize what could cause such an event: large or deep filling, trama, cracked tooth, etc. You may want to go to a endodontist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a root canal 3 weeks ago and just had the crown put in, after a week I have such a dull ache and my tooth is sensitive to hot, is it infected?
Second opinion: Please get that tooth checked again for peri apical pathosis or it could be the periodontal situation . The tissue around the tooth .X ray and periodontal checkup will determine the outcome of the situation . Also have the dentist check the occlusion or if there any premature contact with opposing tooth after placing the crown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very common: Very common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Determine cause: Once the cause of the sensitivity is determined, then advice can be give as to how to treat it. For example, if it is due to a cavity, then the advice would be to have the tooth restored with a filling. Since we cannot tell over the internet why your tooth is sensitive, you'll have to see a local dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
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