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I had a root canal 3 months ago but tooth is still sensitive to hot. What could be the reason?

I had a root canal 3 months ago but tooth is still sensitive to hot. What could be the reason?

RCT sensitivity: I will assume that the rct was completed. Properly treated root canal therapy teeth cannot have sensitivity to cold, hot or sweets. If the tooth is still sensitive, it's most likely another tooth. Patients have difficulty sometimes pinpointing exactly which tooth causes pain. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Root canal done 6 weeks ago but tooth is still sensitive to heat, is this normal?

Root canal done 6 weeks ago but tooth is still sensitive to heat, is this normal?

No: It can be one of two things. The tooth may have an additional nerve in it that wasn't removed or there is another tooth giving you pain and the pain is difficult to localize. You need to go back to your dentist to evaluate your problem. ...Read more

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Hi, i had root canal rx started 6 days ago and temporary filling put in place. This was done on molar. Three teeth beside that still feel like they are loose and sensitive to touch. Gp prescribed antibiotics as infection suspected, but after 2 days still

Hi, i had root canal rx started 6 days ago and temporary filling put in place. This was done on molar. Three teeth beside that still feel like they are loose and sensitive to touch. Gp prescribed antibiotics as infection suspected, but after 2 days still

Yes: I think the answer to your questions is Yes the other teeth can still be loose and sensitive to the touch if the infection on the tooth of issue was extensive. The body also has it's own process of dealing with issues and this may be different from person to person. If you still have concerns just call and schedule with your current dentist to review the area and help ease your concerns ...Read more

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Had a root canal and crown tooth still hurts?

See the Dentist: The dentist needs to check for 3 general possibilities: 1) there is still infection at the end of the root where the root canal was done. 2) the crown is higher than the rest of the teeth and you are biting on this tooth first. 3) the root may be split. ...Read more

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Why is an old root canal tooth still causing me pain?

Infection/fracture: it is possible to have an infection or fracture in the old root canal treated tooth but is usually does manifest as pain and swelling. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment options. ...Read more

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I had a root canal but my tooth still hurts, what can I do?

Be patient 7-10 days: During the root canal therapy a lot of collateral tissue (gums, nerves, muscles) damage is done. The pain is a symptom of the affected tissue inflammation. Over the counter medications (Aleeve, Tylenol) for a few days will ameliorate the pain. If concerned? Call your dentist for post-op exploration. ...Read more

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Why is an old root canal tooth still bothering me? Help please?

Root canal pain: Sometimes there is not complete healing following a root canal. See the dentist who did the root canal or an endodontist(root canal specialist) to see if the tooth needs to be retreated. Sometimes an apicoectomy is indicated, which cleans out the area at the tip of the root. ...Read more

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After a root canal, can you still feel the tooth if you tap on it?

Yes: The tissue that is responsible for feeling tapping is called the periodontal ligament. It isn't removed when you have a root canal treatment. ...Read more

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