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Have a pain under tooth lower tooth # 20 Tooth does not hurt

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Have a pain under tooth lower tooth # *****
Tooth does not hurt and shows clean on xrayit hurts inside on jaw way down on the end jaw and where salivary gland starts.
When I gargle with salt water and peroxide a sharp pain occirs right down to the chin last a few seconds then goes awayany thoughts
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  OZ247 replied 1 year ago.

If tooth seems ok on x-ray it does not mean all is ok. the nerves that supply the tooth may have become very sensitive. also the gums may be very sensitive too. best to clean teeth twice a day with toothpaste like sensodyne pronamel, use of original listerine mouth wash (keep the mouth wash in mouth for at least 2 minutes), gently apply some toothpaste on the affected tooth and gum at night before going to bed. Do this for at least 4 weeks. It may help. If however you get high temperature or earache then best to seek urgent medical help.