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My gums and/or teeth bottom left side have been hurting when i drink or eat something cold. I want to know why?

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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

Sensitivity to temperature could be simple root exposure/gum recession and resultant "dentin hypersensitivity.
" unfortunately, cold sensitivity can also be from decay, a defective filling, a crack/fracture of the tooth, or trauma from a tooth or filling that interferes with the bite. Best to have it evaluated by your dentist.

In brief: Many possibilities

Sensitivity to temperature could be simple root exposure/gum recession and resultant "dentin hypersensitivity.
" unfortunately, cold sensitivity can also be from decay, a defective filling, a crack/fracture of the tooth, or trauma from a tooth or filling that interferes with the bite. Best to have it evaluated by your dentist.
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Could be a cavity..

.. Or a cracked filling, or a fractured tooth, or gum recession.
So hard to know for sure without seeing it together with a radiograph. Make an appointment with a local dentist to find out the cause and what treatment may be indicated.

In brief: Could be a cavity..

.. Or a cracked filling, or a fractured tooth, or gum recession.
So hard to know for sure without seeing it together with a radiograph. Make an appointment with a local dentist to find out the cause and what treatment may be indicated.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Joel Piehl
Dentistry - Periodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cavity?

Could be a cavity or gum recession which exposes the tooth nerve which reacts with a pain sensation.
See your dentist.

In brief: Cavity?

Could be a cavity or gum recession which exposes the tooth nerve which reacts with a pain sensation.
See your dentist.
Dr. Joel Piehl
Dr. Joel Piehl
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: The cause of your

Dental problems cannot be determined over the internet.
That would require a clinical exam and x-rays. There are too many possibilities to even list. See a local dentist to determine the cause of your discomfort and what would be the appropriate treatment.

In brief: The cause of your

Dental problems cannot be determined over the internet.
That would require a clinical exam and x-rays. There are too many possibilities to even list. See a local dentist to determine the cause of your discomfort and what would be the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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