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Tooth hurts after filling was replaced. Is this normal?

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In brief: Usually not

Depending on the depth and severity of the decay that necessitated the filling, it is sometimes "normal" to have some discomfort after treatment.
If discomfort does not subside, check with dentist. Sometimes (especially with tooth-colored fillings) minor issues with the bonding protocol can yield post-op discomfort. (often, pain on biting which stops when you release.) again, see your dentist.

In brief: Usually not

Depending on the depth and severity of the decay that necessitated the filling, it is sometimes "normal" to have some discomfort after treatment.
If discomfort does not subside, check with dentist. Sometimes (especially with tooth-colored fillings) minor issues with the bonding protocol can yield post-op discomfort. (often, pain on biting which stops when you release.) again, see your dentist.
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Temporary

Possible. Should be temporary.
if persists beyond a few days, see dentist.

In brief: Temporary

Possible. Should be temporary.
if persists beyond a few days, see dentist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Jack Binder
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could be normal

This could be a normal response to well done dentistry.
It should decrease rapidly. If not go back to the dentist for diagnosis.

In brief: Could be normal

This could be a normal response to well done dentistry.
It should decrease rapidly. If not go back to the dentist for diagnosis.
Dr. Jack Binder
Dr. Jack Binder
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