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My tooth is super cold sensitive after filling, how long does this last?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
6 doctors agree

In brief: See your dentist

Sensitivity to cold is a sign that the tooth is alive but not very happy.
It could be many things. There might be something wrong with the filling or your tooth. Check with your dentist ASAP.

In brief: See your dentist

Sensitivity to cold is a sign that the tooth is alive but not very happy.
It could be many things. There might be something wrong with the filling or your tooth. Check with your dentist ASAP.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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2 comments
Dr. Jayang Vora
If filling close to nerve or filling is high can also be the cause. Consult your dentist who did your restoration.
Dr. Paul Grin
Great point, Dr. Jayang M. Vora. Thank you for sharing.
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Variable

There is no set timeline for how long the sensitivity will last.
The nerve is inflamed in the tooth and sometime it takes a few days, sometimes a few weeks. In certain cases the dentist can coat the tooth with a glaze which can mitigate the sensitivity and sometime decrease the recovery time

In brief: Variable

There is no set timeline for how long the sensitivity will last.
The nerve is inflamed in the tooth and sometime it takes a few days, sometimes a few weeks. In certain cases the dentist can coat the tooth with a glaze which can mitigate the sensitivity and sometime decrease the recovery time
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
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Dr. Lawrence (larry) Korenman
Depending on how severe the cavity was…does the cold "linger" or dissipate quickly? What have you tried to help and has it done you any good?
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: It Varies

It may be hours, days, weeks or sometimes even months.
You need to discuss this issue with the dentist who placed the filling. The tooth may require more than just a filling.

In brief: It Varies

It may be hours, days, weeks or sometimes even months.
You need to discuss this issue with the dentist who placed the filling. The tooth may require more than just a filling.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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