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About two years ago I had an abscess near the root of one of
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Having pain in lower molar area for about 1 week. Sensitive to cold for about 2 weeks before that. Pain ranged from minor and steady to severe, though the severe pain would last less than 30 minutes. … read more
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I have a toothache that has progressed for about 2 weeks. I
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Hi! Why would a capped tooth (The dentist matched the color of the new cap closely to my tooth's color.) still ache after a year. I do grind my teeth and a mouth guard but it doesn't help. The dentist… read more
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Hi. I would prefer an answer from a holistic dentist but if none is available, that's okay. I went to dentist No.1 on 03/29/2012. They took an x-rays and told me that I don't need any fillings but tha… read more
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I have a tooth that hurts in the bottom front. I went to the dentist 2 weeks ago to make sure that everything is okay. The x-rays showed that everything was okay. The tooth feels tight. Is there anyth… read more
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i got my front lower tooth root canal done a week back and just 2 days after the completion of my root canalling i started having severe pain in the same tooth..went to my dentist and he was initially… read more
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I went to the dentist with severe tooth pain. It was initially on the upper left side, but then spread below, then to my entire left side of face and ear. When i got to the dentist he said an old fill… read more
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