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Tooth Sensitive To Touch After Root Canal
I had root canal treatment almost 3 years ago. The tooth is now in pain, i believe it is infected and sensitive to touch. Amoxcillin any help?
Possibly: Depending on how the tooth was restored after the root canal was completed will be a determining factor as to the cause of a possible infection. Recurrent growth of bacteria may temporarily respond to the antibiotics, but long term prognosis can be determined by your dentist or endodontist. A fracture of the tooth could cause the same symptoms and render the tooth hopeless. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Discuss with dentist: Speak to the dentist who treated you. He\she knows best what you should or should not feel, how long to resolve and whether or not you need to be seen again to evaluate the cause of your sensitivity. Lot's of possibilities in these type of cases. It could be as simple as adjusting the bite. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Yes: its a normal process of tooth healing. the tooth becomes week after root canal. You need to get an exam and x-ray to see what is the best option for you. you can also send me your x-rays for a second opinion http://my.setmore.com/bookingpage/72b8c781-a64f-45c9-9314-934abdd25118 ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Root canal hurts: The first thing your dentist needs to check is the bite. If the bite is off you will be sensitive to hot and cold and maybe have a dull ache or inflammation and bleeding around the gums. You be clenching or grinding at night that can make it worse. It also can be the roots are not perfectly clean (which can sometimes be difficult). Have your dentist take an x-ray to see if there is an abscess. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
After root canal on canine tooth #11, iam curious to know what are the symptoms/how it feels if the drill touches or drills into the sinus cavity floor?
Not going to happen: The root of tooth #11 lies under the floor of the nose and not in the sinus cavity. You should be numb with local anesthetic so you will feel pressure , but should not feel pain. I have never seen or heard of drilling into the sinus thru the six front teeth under the nose. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hi Dr. I had a root canal a month ago but after a week my dentist put the permanent crown on my gum on that area got inflamed so she gave me antibiotics , the swelling come down but here I am a month later my tooth is still sensitive and it feels strange,
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