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What can I do if I have tooth heat sensitivity, don't want a root canal?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Dapper
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Get examined
Heat is often a sign of an irreversible pulpitis.
Root canal therapy may be imminent if you decide to maintain the tooth. Have the tooth examined for caries and/or a existing failing restoration.

In brief: Get examined
Heat is often a sign of an irreversible pulpitis.
Root canal therapy may be imminent if you decide to maintain the tooth. Have the tooth examined for caries and/or a existing failing restoration.
Dr. William Dapper
Dr. William Dapper
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Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nothing Predictable
Hot sensitivity (opposed to cold) is normally a sign of an advancing infection within a tooth.
This can only be treated by root canal therapy or tooth removal. Sometimes, such teeth are split and can't be fixed. In rare cases, it could simply be a cavity, or gum recession, but only your dentist can see the difference. 99% of the time you'll need the root canal if you want to save the tooth.

In brief: Nothing Predictable
Hot sensitivity (opposed to cold) is normally a sign of an advancing infection within a tooth.
This can only be treated by root canal therapy or tooth removal. Sometimes, such teeth are split and can't be fixed. In rare cases, it could simply be a cavity, or gum recession, but only your dentist can see the difference. 99% of the time you'll need the root canal if you want to save the tooth.
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dr. Daniel Wolter
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Dr. Jayang Vora
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Root canal
Heat sensitivity is a sign of inflamed nerve tissue within the tooth.
Only long term solution can be root canal. Temp. Solution is take motrinib over the counter.

In brief: Root canal
Heat sensitivity is a sign of inflamed nerve tissue within the tooth.
Only long term solution can be root canal. Temp. Solution is take motrinib over the counter.
Dr. Jayang Vora
Dr. Jayang Vora
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
In brief: Not much
Just because it is sense to heat does not mean you need root canal but if it is hurting a lot or starts to hurt from other things or radomly with out any stimulation then you do need a root canal or you may have to have it removed.

In brief: Not much
Just because it is sense to heat does not mean you need root canal but if it is hurting a lot or starts to hurt from other things or radomly with out any stimulation then you do need a root canal or you may have to have it removed.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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