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I had a root canal a month ago. After the root canal, I
I had a root canal a month ago. After the root canal, I developed an infection and was on antibiotics for 10 days. The pain did get better. My dentist put on a temporary crown. I have had some pain. N… read more
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Lara Coseo
Owner
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I had one very old amalgam in my upper right wisdom tooth, I
I had one very old amalgam in my upper right wisdom tooth, I have all of them and they have never bothered me. The dentist found a small cavity in that tooth as well and drilled it out. She put a temp… read more
Lara Coseo
Lara Coseo
Owner
Doctor of Dental Surgery
859 satisfied customers
I need help concerning a possible root canal. I had tooth
I had tooth sensitivity especially to pressure for a few months. Then a piece broke off of my tooth and I went to a dentist. He filed it down and got it ready for a crown. The crown is made but he is concerned because I still have some sensitivity. I don't know if it is infected or what the situation is and I am afraid of putting on the permanent Crown if it needs a root canal. … read more
Lara Coseo
Lara Coseo
Owner
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859 satisfied customers
I had a root canal yesterday which so far went good. I just
Hi, I had a root canal yesterday which so far went good. I just had a few questions. When should I try to chew on the side with the temporary crown, I've been doing soft foods but avoiding this side.C… read more
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Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,615 satisfied customers
I've had 3 root canals on tooth #12 in the past 6 months
I've had 3 root canals on tooth #12 in the past 6 months (done by two endodontists) yet the tooth pain has not stopped. I ONLY have pain when I bite - no pain exists until I apply pressure, and the pa… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,125 satisfied customers
After crown lengthening a month ago I still have pain while
Hi, after crown lengthening a month ago I still have pain while chewing on that side. Feels like back when I had my braces tightened as a kid. How concerning is this?… read more
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Root Canal Doctor
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Girish I recently visited my dentist because I was having
Hi Dr. Girish I recently visited my dentist because I was having pain in one of my bottom teeth (next to the wisdom tooth) and he said maybe the pain is due to a small crack and also there was a new c… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,125 satisfied customers
I had a root canal done on the 12th. my permanent cap is due
hello. I had a root canal done on the 12th. my permanent cap is due on the 20th. I have a temp cap in place, and was wondering if it would be alright to fly. Thanks! The tooth is painful on the ground… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,125 satisfied customers
I'm having trouble and need a second opinion to know what to
. I'm having trouble and need a second opinion to know what to do next. Here's the story: About three years ago, I went to my dentist for a filling -- three days later, I in excruciating pain and was … read more
Dr. Peel
Dr. Peel
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Doctoral Degree
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I have had a crown done on molar #30 9 days ago. I noticed
I have had a crown done on molar #30 9 days ago. I noticed that it seemed high a day after being placed but I thought it might just need time to adjust. My temporary did not feel this way. I also noti… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
What could be causing this pain? Friday, November 2nd of
What could be causing this pain? Friday, November 2nd of this year (almost 2 weeks ago) I had some dental work done on each side of my mouth. I had 3 crowns prepared and am now wearing temporaries. I … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,125 satisfied customers
I had a root canal done on monday. How does it take to
I had a root canal done on monday. How long does it take to recover from sensitivity? and how can you tell if the nerve was completely remove using a common self check method? Does having a temporary … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,125 satisfied customers
My question is - does it seem like I will definitely need a
My question is - does it seem like I will definitely need a root canal, and/or how will my dentist be able to tell if I need one. Is it a better bet to go ahead and have a root canal before being fitt… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
I am a 53 year old female. I have very good oral hygiene and
I am a 53 year old female. I have very good oral hygiene and go to the dentist for cleaning 2X per year. I have had several crowns on my molars in the last 10 years. I have just had a temporary crown … read more
Dr. AL
Dr. AL
Dr.
Doctoral Degree
144 satisfied customers
Just had a question related to my insurance not covering a
Just had a question related to my insurance not covering a crown whereas my dentist stated it would be a good preventative measure at this time for the tooth. Trying to guage if the insurance company … read more
Dr. Cliff
Dr. Cliff
Private General Practice Dentist
Doctoral Degree
591 satisfied customers
My Crown came off about a week ago. I had it recemented the
My Crown came off about a week ago. I had it recemented the very same day and it was fine until yesterday when it started to hurt. what could be the problem?… read more
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Julian Chen
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
567 satisfied customers
My teeth hurt when I bite down - lower jaw and back molar
My lower jaw and back molar hurts terribly when I bite down, and when I leave my mouth slack my jaw has kind of a dull throb. This started in earnest today when I woke up. It doesn't feel like a cavit… read more
Dr. Alex
Dr. Alex
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
I have a tooth that cracked open about 2months ago but never
I have a tooth that cracked open about 2months ago but never didi anything about it. I've already had a root canal on this tooth but never had it crowned . Just now the whole tooth became loode when I… read more
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