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My tooth is sensitive to cold after 4-5 months after filling, why is that?

My tooth is sensitive to cold after 4-5 months after filling, why is that?

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Why is only my back tooth sensitive?

See your dentist.: Any tooth sensitivity or pain should be evaluated by a dentist. It is impossible to diagnose what is causing your sensitivity without examination but could be decay, tissue inflammation or a cracked tooth. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my tooth is very sensitive to cold?

What do you suggest if my tooth is very sensitive to cold?

Examination: I suggest you have the tooth examined by a local dentist to determine the cause of your sensitivity. Could be gum recession due to periodontal disease, a cavity, a fracture, a loose filling, etc. Can't possible know for sure without examining you. ...Read more

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My false tooth is sensitive to sugar and cold.. What can I do?

Cavity: You may have a cavity or recession around the crown on the root. Consult with your dentist who can take a look at it. ...Read more

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What can make my tooth sensitive two weeks after getting my teeth cleaned?

What can make my tooth sensitive two weeks after getting my teeth cleaned?

Exposed roots: Did you have a lot of plaque and/or calculus removed? I have seen this in people who have this layer removed and then it was sensitive. A prescription Fluoride or sensitive toothpaste might help. ...Read more

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