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I had a root canal a little more than 2 months ago, # 30…

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I had a root...

I had a root canal a little more than 2 months ago, # 30 tooth, it is still sensitive, though not painful. Is the tooth ok?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

It's been sensitive for about a month...not painful...I have other sensitive teeth. I was told the nerve was dead. I don't want to go through another root canal.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the dentist should know?

Not that I know of.....I'm diligent about taking care of my teeth, and check ups. Check up due in April

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Dentist: Sean C, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 1 month ago
Can you tell me a bit more about the tooth. What is it sensitive to? Hot or cold? Chewing? Did you have a post competed? A crown?
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Dentist: Sean C, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 1 month ago
Also where is the tooth located?
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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 1 month ago
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So sorry to hear of your tooth sensitivity...

It would NOT be unusual to still have some mild to at most moderate sensitivity, even 2 months after the root canal on your lower right #30 tooth. However, it should, if only slowly, be getting overall better, as opposed to worse or the same.

If not, I would suggest seeing the Doctor who performed the root canal. If I can be of any further assistance - please do not hesitate - OK?

Dr. Rampton

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 1 month ago

All the best to you !

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