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My back molar has cold sensitivity now on a gold crown?
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In brief: More info needed..
New crown or old crown? How old? Last dental check-up? Cold sensitivity could be cavity or gum recession.
Please make an appointment with a local dentist for a definitive diagnosis.

In brief: More info needed..
New crown or old crown? How old? Last dental check-up? Cold sensitivity could be cavity or gum recession.
Please make an appointment with a local dentist for a definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: See your dentist
for evaluation, x-rays and treatment if needed.

In brief: See your dentist
for evaluation, x-rays and treatment if needed.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can happen
Gold is a thermal conductor and can transfer that to the tooth.
If it is an old one, there might be leakage. Speak to your Dentist . Good Luck.

In brief: Can happen
Gold is a thermal conductor and can transfer that to the tooth.
If it is an old one, there might be leakage. Speak to your Dentist . Good Luck.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Stanley Siu
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: For how long?
Some sensitivity is common after dental work, regardless if the crown were made out of gold, porcelain fused to metal or completely out of porcelain.
If the sensitivity is mild and has been getting better, then that's a good sign. If it's not getting better or is getting worse, you should contact your dentist for further tests.

In brief: For how long?
Some sensitivity is common after dental work, regardless if the crown were made out of gold, porcelain fused to metal or completely out of porcelain.
If the sensitivity is mild and has been getting better, then that's a good sign. If it's not getting better or is getting worse, you should contact your dentist for further tests.
Dr. Stanley Siu
Dr. Stanley Siu
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Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dentistry
In brief: Absolutely
Gold is an excellent conductor of thermal changes induced by cold or hot fluids/foods.
If it responds to room temperature, it could be more serious. Inflammation in the central tissues of the tooth might have been caused by the procedure which should decrease with time. If the inflammation is induced by bacteria, there is a possibility that the problem may persist or worsen. Return to dentist.

In brief: Absolutely
Gold is an excellent conductor of thermal changes induced by cold or hot fluids/foods.
If it responds to room temperature, it could be more serious. Inflammation in the central tissues of the tooth might have been caused by the procedure which should decrease with time. If the inflammation is induced by bacteria, there is a possibility that the problem may persist or worsen. Return to dentist.
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
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