4 Months ago my dentist put a filling in at the gum line. He
4 Months ago my dentist put a filling in at the gum line. He said it was not deep and wasn't a big deal, however, after doing it it took about a month before I stopped noticing mild discomfort.In early April, the filling fell out while I was in NYC, away from home. I scheduled an appointment for the next day and he recommended a crown, which I agreed to let him do. He put the temporary on and I returned to NYC for work, while my mouth was still numb. Upon arriving (and the numbing wearing off), I noticed it was MUCH too high, as it was hitting very early compared to all my other teeth. Within a day, I started feeling aching in my jaw and some of the symptoms of TMJ. The teeth above the lower molar that I had had crowned, were sore, probably from the new, higher tooth.I went back for him to put the permanent on and told him the temporary was very high and causing me pain. He placed the new permanent crown on, which felt much lower and he said it could take a few days to a week before the issue corrects itself. After a week, I was still having pain, which sometimes felt like it was TMJ and sometimes felt like, perhaps, inflammation near the tooth, but it's hard/impossible to tell if it was the tooth or the muscles, which needed time to recover.I went back again and he brought the crown down a tiny bit, which did feel a little bit more natural. He recommended I wait another 2 weeks to see if the discomfort goes away, told me to try a night guard and to take advil, as needed. I'm 3-4 days into following that plan and it feels like nothing has changed. I have pain, sometimes in the lower jaw, sometimes running up the edge of my jaw line towards my ear and sometimes it just feels like an itchy or odd feeling around the tooth itself.Every time I need to see my dentist, I have to leave NYC from a work assignment and go back to him (which is a 3 hour trip). I'm concerned this issue is more with my tooth than my TMJ and that it could be infected, though I have no hot/cold sensitivity and no throbbing, pulsating type pain. My pain is sometimes dull, achy, but severe enough that it's distracting.Is it more likely the crown is still off, there's some sort of infection or this is more a TMJ issue (that is also giving me confusing, sometimes traveling pain)? All my dentist has said is that dental work and a tooth meeting in a funny manner can cause issues that need time to settle. That said, with all the dental work I've ever had done, nothing has taken almost a month to be resolved, including wisdom teeth removal, root canals or cavities being filled.
Moller number 15 started to hurt a lot 4months after
moller number 15 started to hurt a lot 4months after significant amount of filling was done, four days ago dentist recommended root canal /build up/ crown for a total of $3500. since every place is closed for holidays i started taking pain medicine and antybiotic, the pain is gone and i am not taking any pain medicine, I set my mind on taking that tooth out tommorow, however since it is not hurting, is it possible that antybiotic got rid of infection?JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?Customer: 4days , pressure on toooth increased painJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the dentist should know?Customer: no
I have a cracked tooth. Ive had it for probably a year.
I have a cracked tooth. Ive had it for probably a year. nowithurts when I touch it and It and the side of my face under the right eye hurts. the face is swollen there tooJA: Did you have a recent injury to the eye? How is your vision?Customer: My vision is finrJA: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.Customer: I think this tooth is just next to my last molar on the right side.
My tooth #13 (upper left) is ultra sensitive to foods, and
My tooth #13 (upper left) is ultra sensitive to foods, and pain lingers in it until I brush/floss the tooth. Does this sound to you like I need a root canal, or is this cavity work?Here is MORE detailed information:I'm writing today because I want to get your professional opinion as to whether I need a root canal. Here's the facts: I've recently been experiencing some pain in my tooth, tooth number 13, located in the upper left of the mouth. The pain started about 1 month ago, and the tooth was extremely sensitive to cold and hot foods. A month ago, when I first noticed it, the pain would actually RANDOMLLY shoot up, and the pain would go to about a 7 or 8 out of 10, and the pain would just stay there, for half an hour or so! Concerned, I went to my dentist. What he did was he did some research on this tooth. First, he looked at the history of this tooth and found that it had 2 fillings already in it. Then, he took an x-ray to look for tooth decay to see if I need a cavity filled. He saw no decay, and suggested that I just wait it out. He said that because the tooth had been worked on twice before, its possible that the tooth, just randomly, got sensitive randomly, because the micro-nerve fibers creep all the way into the dentine part of the tooth, and since the tooth had work performed on it, he though that might have gotten it sensitive now. Well, this was about a month ago. A few days after THAT visit, I went back to him because I insisted it was a cavity because I felt a little hole in the tooth. The second visit, he took a closer examination, and realized that there WAS a tiny hole, and so he went ahead and did a cavity filling, just to be on the safe side, even though it was tiny. Well, the tooth since then has been acting kinda funny – because now, whenever I eat food or have a cold beverage, or eat strawberries or whatever, the pain in the tooth typically shoots up, and stays there – just lingers there – the pain – and it stays there UNTIL I floss/brush and use GEL-KAM toothpaste…once I floss/brush/Gel-Kam, the pain goes away (or at least 97% of it). When I floss in that area, the gums bleed. About a month ago, I visited the doctor a 3rd time to see if he maybe did the filling wrong, so he x-rayed me yet again, and said the filling was done properly, and that if the pain persists, I will need a root canal. Now, it is 1 month later or so, and like I said, the tooth just sits idle, with little to no pain, but a gust of air sucked in, or food, will cause the pain to SHOOT up and stay there (linger), UNTIL I floss/brush/gelKam. So, my question is, considering these facts, do you think I truly do, indeed, need a root canal, or do you think it sound more like a cavity that needs to be treated better? Looking to your reply. Note: I periodically take advil to help me cope with the pain when it gets high.
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I had a crown placed over a tooth that had cracked. Since then
I had a crown placed over a tooth that had cracked. Since then I've had pain and it's gotten worse. It's been over a month. Last week the dentist gave me antibiotics but I had horrible pain last night. Seeing dentist again today. What could it be?JA: I oddly love going to my dentist, it's so relaxing. I know I'm a freak but I love having a big white smile and he's the guy that keeps it looking good. Our Expert will help you relax about your teeth so you can smile too. Is there anything else important you think the Dentist should know?Customer: Yes, its a wisdom tooth and a part had broken off. It never hurt and it had been filled years ago.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Dentist about your situation and then connect you two.
Ive had major headache pain since receiving a filling tuesday,
Ive had major headache pain since receiving a filling tuesday, i feel as tho my teeth also hurt ,but when i touch them they don't? Its like i can even pin point where the pain is but its bad!JA: I oddly love going to my dentist, it's so relaxing. I know I'm a freak but I love having a big white smile and he's the guy that keeps it looking good. Our Expert will help you relax about your teeth so you can smile too. Anything else I can tell the Dentist before I connect you two?Customer: No thank youJA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Dentist about your situation and connect you two.
I had a root canal and crown replaced about a year ago, just
I had a root canal and crown replaced about a year ago, just yesterday noticed a dull ache when I eat, chew on that tooth, but when I knock on the tooth it does not hurtJA: I oddly love going to my dentist, it's so relaxing. I know I'm a freak but I love having a big white smile and he's the guy that keeps it looking good. Our Expert will help you relax about your teeth so you can smile too. Please give me a bit more information, so the Dentist can help you best.Customer: Thank you for your offer, but I do have a dentist , just wanted to know if Terramycin could help in case it is an infectionJA: Is there anything else the Dentist should be aware of?Customer: No nothing, have no other problem, and this is only mildJA: Our top Dentist is ready to take your case. Just pay the $5 fully refundable deposit and I'll fill the Dentist in on everything we've discussed. You can go back and forth with the Dentist until you're 100% satisfied. We guarantee it.
Tooth ache occurs after an hour in an infrared sauna. Is
Tooth ache occurs after an hour in an infrared sauna. Is this an indication of an infection? The ache occurs mostly in the lower right molar furthest back in my mouth. I had a deep cavity that developed at the gum line and went downward under the crown. It was drilled and recapped a year ago. I wear a custom made night guard that holds my lower jaw a bit forward to address sleep appnea and bruxism.
I have a toothache which goes from my tooth to my ear. I
I have a toothache which goes from my tooth to my ear. I think it may be a sinus toothache. It started it my top back tooth a couple of days ago. Today the pain has shifted to my lower back tooth. Does a sinus toothache affect lower teeth? What can I do to ease the pain?