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Tooth Ache After Cavity Filling
Toothache : It's not uncommon to have sensitivity following the placement of a filling, especially to cold. If it aches on it's own it might indicate that the bite needs to be adjusted. The greater the intensity, frequency ; duration of the ache, the more likely it might require root canal therapy. See your dentist asap for an evaluation of the tooth. It might be a quick simple fix or something more serious! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have tooth pain 3 mos. After cavity filling. Dr. Examined it, saw nothing wrong, but pain persists. Seems to travel since i can't tell which tooth is?
See an endodontist: I would suggest for you to seek an endodontic evaluation by an endodontist (root canal specialist). The endodontist would be able to evaluate the tooth properly and inform you of the cause of discomfort and recommend the treatment of choice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need to see Dentist: Please see the dentist who filled the tooth asap... One possibility is that the filling is high. A slight adjustment may resolve it completely. Or... The filling may be very close to the nerve. This can lead to a root canal or loss of your tooth. Aleve, advil, Motrin or for more holistic patients, arnica can be helpful to reduce swelling and pain temporarily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why does my new filling hurt? I got a new filling last week, and starting about three days ago i noticed a constant dull ache coming from that tooth. It didn't feel like this when the cavity was there, and i've never experienced something like this with o
Sight : Sight unseen, it sounds like you filling was a little deep, or it could be that your bite is a little high. It the tooth sensitive to hot and cold, or does it hurt more when you bite down on it? The nerve in your tooth was slightly traumatized when the decay was cleaned out. The deeper the cavity, the more the trauma. It is not uncommon for the tooth to have been asymptomatic before you had the filling placed. Patients equate pain with a problem... Many times there are problems without pain. A visit to your dentist to check it out is your best bet for an accurate evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i take my hydrocodone for my tooth ache after I have took my one miligram Xanax four hours earlier I have a tooth that has a cavity
Central : Central nervous system and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients. Did your dentist prescibe your pain medication for you? Is your toothache following a dental procedure, or are you self medicating without being treated? Consult with the doctor who wrote this prescription. If your toothache has not been evaluated by a dentist, then i suggest you see a dentist to treat your problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See dentist: A cavity is an infection that has destroyed part of the tooth. If it enters the blood stream, can have serious consequences. Pain is your bodies way of telling you there's something wrong. Pain killers will not cure problem, only mask symptoms as infection spreads. You can't fix this yourself, get professional help immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A Dentist: Generally dental pain arises with the inflammation from infection. This inflammatory pain responds well to the normal naids like Ibuprofen and naproxen.If you let the infection go, it can spread into the bone, sinuses or the brain. A dentist will clean out the infection and seal the source of infection if possible. You also probably need an old fashioned antibiotice like pennicilin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dentist: Hard to say what the problem is, over the internet. ...Read more
I bit something hard and now i have a tooth ache. is it possible it is just tooth trauma and not that a filling fell out?
Absolutely: Why don't you see how the tooth feels after 24 to 48 hours? If just may be that it was traumatized a bit. If the tooth still hurts after 48 hours and is not progressively getting better, you may have fractured something so it would be wise to call a dentist for an appointment to have it evaluated. In the meantime take OTC pain meds and eat soft foods. ...Read more
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