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Pain Immediately After Filling
Pain after deep filling. Had root canal today. Toothache with headache after the RCT. Is that normal? If so, how long should I expect pain and headach
Throbbing pain after root canal normal? No prior pain before procedure or after 1st session. Only after 2nd session discomfort 2 days. What to do?
Nerve or fracture : If a tooth is giving you shooting pain after a filling then it is possible that there is a fracture or involvement of the nerve and you should see your dentist to have it evaluated. It is not unusual to have some sensitivity afterwards in some cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a tooth filling 8 hours ago, now have a constant intense pain & severe swelling in the area. Never experienced this with filling before. Remedy?
It can: The most important issue facing you is how much and for how long. Depending on the status of the dental pulp before the debridement procedure, it could vary quite a bit. I usually tell people to expect 2 to 3 days of intermittent otc analgesic use but if it does not respond to those meds or lasts longer, they need to be seen and evaluated for additional treatment options. Talk to the dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause discomfort or dull pain in tooth next to wisdom tooth extraction site? Less than a week after extraction
Pain in tooth: Give it some time. Removing a tooth can cause discomfort to adjacent teeth -sometimes they stabilize the instruments used to loosen the tooth. A dry socket may be occurring also which can cause discomfort in the whole area-it generally occurs 2-3 days after the extraction-check with your surgeon i. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My pain went away after couple of days with antibiotics prior to tooth extraction, then when can the dentist extract it?
Pain: Everyone is different however 3-4 days is a general rule. See your surgeon if you are worried, experiencing prolonged pain that otc drugs will not cure or if the side of your face that has the swelling feels warmer than the other side as this is a sign of infection. ...Read more
Surgery: There will be pain after any surgery. Failure to complete the procedure, and the unsuccessful excessive tissue and bone manipulation, would only add to post-operative discomfort. Please see a specialist, an oral surgeon, for the least traumatic resolution of your problem...The remaining part of the tooth root has to be removed so as not to be a focus of infection. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Usually yes: Sciatic pain can be quite painful - especially during pregnancy. It can result from the increased pressure from the fetus or a herniated disc. The good news is that most patients have full resolution of the symptoms by the end of the third trimester and after delivery. If your symptoms are severe or aren't going away, seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stinging pain: Depending on how long ago the tooth was removed... This could be normal. Otherwise, you might be getting infection starting, or the nerve may have been traumatized, which can happen in wisdom teeth removal. Either way you need to go back to the dentist who did the extraction to examine you. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends : Fillings can be sensitive a couple of days depending upon how deep the cavity was and the type of material used. If still sensitive after 48 hours, contact your dentist. Your tooth should not be sensitive after a crown placement. The crown might be too 'high.'your dentist may need to adjust your bite and check the health of your tooth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain three weeks after dental implant. Stitches still in. No swelling. No drainage. Normal? Tooth was pulled before procedure
Pain: You had surgery and three weeks later you are experiencing pain. Deserves to be investigated. Return to the General Dentist or specialist who removed the tooth and placed the implant for post-surgical evaluation. May be as simple as stitches that have to be removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking antibiotics and pain relievers after wisdom tooth extraction. Is it normal to have swelling and jaw pain 2 days after surgery?
Really varies: After a simple extraction, the answer is not very long at all. If complex surgery or complications were involved it could be days. If the pain seems to be getting worse several days after the extraction, it could be a dry socket which will require additional treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: During extraction -you may require more anesthetic especially if the area is infected however be sure you know the difference between pain and pressure. Pain is sharp, pressure is just that like you pressing on your arm with your finger. after extraction-pain should be minimal. If not see your dentist as you may have a dry socket requiring treatment. ...Read more