This can lead to a localized infection, a tooth abscess, which generally requires root canal therapy. The dentist did a lot of drilling on that tooth so I am wondering if it just takes time for this tooth to calm down and it will improve when I get the permanent one on (next week)? It is really helpful. I had been going to my dentist at least once every two weeks for the past 3-4 months now because we were switching all my silver fillings to white fillings and fixing the cracks i had in my back teeth… I have to say I didn’t take care of my teeth well so, I deserve this. But when I am tapping on the tooth with tooth brush or doctor with instrument I feel pretty sensitive steady not too sharp pain. I got the temp put on and it was generally sore. The right side where I had hot liquid sensation he tapped teeth and did air with no discomfort to me. Not many teeth survive getting two crowns at such a young age. I’m confused as to what the right decision is. If the dentist has access to a CBCT that would be very helpful in these strange cases. I don’t have any pain or sensitivity other than when I bite. Everything was fine for a month, I don’t get it. Went to see a different dentist (in a different state now) and he said we should do crown, but check with endo first. Since then, I’ve had chewing sensitivity — a little on #19, and significantly more on #30. Do I need to make an appointment with my dentist, or do you think it will go away? I have finished the pain pills, Advil barely works, been doing exercises for Trismus (which is what the office manager said I had when I called back this week again), and have also tried salt water rinsing, oragel, almond extract and nothing works. I had two old, large fillings on #19 and #30 give out on me at the same time. I asked my dentist and she had no answer, like it had nothing to do with what they did. Much thanks for your help. It would cost me a lot of money to go there and get eventually a root canal treatment. He did X-rays found one tooth with a crack and some decay but on the opposite side Iâd my mouth. It was 7-10 days gap between each stage. I had the tooth checked multiple times but the dentist couldn’t visualize a problem. I feel like it gets really sore sometime after I eat tho. As she said my. Second , my left side i have two crown next to each other .The gum lines are sore .. the dentist said it could be just sensitive gums however my other ones are not. Do you think this will go away in a few days or is it more than likely needing the root canal? A bit of a throbbing feeling started coming from the tooth. Unfortunately it is difficult if not impossible to detect right away. The dentist pulled out the filling and put in a new filling but said I should get a crown because the filling was large. And its a premolar tooth. My issue seemed primarily strong clenching. Great blog, and it’s fantastic to see that you are so active and helpful. Could a small crown out of alignment cause pain so deep it feels like my tooth is about to pop and my jaw hurts? What do I do now? I had my teeth whitened first (which HURT) and now I am scared of having the tooth filed down and a cap put on. It has now been 4 days and the pain is still there, eapecially at night. The root canal could be failing or unsuccessful. I then had the hole covered over by my regular dentist. This bubble did develop immediately after crown placement as well but then subsided. Due to certain life events I was unable to have a crown put on. Thanks for any insight! The original temp was done by his assistant and it felt awful. The same endodontist had to retreat it just a few months after doing it? I broke a molar a few weeks ago and my dentist placed a temporary. Is it getting better maybe or Is my root dying? She told me this was rare but could happen and that I would need the whole crown replaced on the house because cosmetically this was unacceptable. It is often better for everyone involved to extract and place an implant. Iâm really sensitive to cold on that tooth and the two teeth behind it so Iâm avoiding drinking cold liquids. Call dentist. Strong possibility. The 10% need root canal is WAY too high. Second opinion root canal doctor said that socket is painful, wait. Might have cracked it and that would be a problem. He also called in a steroid for me for the pain. A day of soreness after, then everything seemed to be normal again. However, the pain still persists! I didnât know what to do so I just took care of the wound with brushing and a little floss. The temporary crown felt fine but I couldnât fit the Invisalign over the permanent crown.I went back to the dentist with my Invisalign and he shaved off some of the plastic for a better fit, it still didnât feel the same as pre crown, he also said they would fit me for a new Invisalign if required.Could this be the problem or do I need a root canal,thank you. I thought that when they do the root canal it basically “kills” the tooth and I shouldn’t have any more pain? The upper molar root canal was done last May and the lower one was done early part of this year. They are checking for possible root fractures. Crowns are often needed because of deep or large cavities. Doesn’t feel loose. Is this a nerve problem? When I chew now, and in sleeping I find the bottom presses for a good long time against the top, so I roll over and reposition my head, and try to leave my jaw slightly open. So far, the tenderness has gone away, but bubble in the gum is still there and crown is still high. Sometimes I can barely stand it and it makes me sick to my stomach. Since the wisdom operation last week, my crowned tooth has been hurting. Now the tooth is absolutely hurting so bad that I feel like I need to go to the ER. Also, I had to MAKE him replace my crown with a gold crown because he didn’t like how it would look cosmetically. Common question and issue. im thinking he could of missed an infection maybe? I got my temp, which was fine, and then my new permanent crown three days ago. New crowns can also cause pain if the fit is slightly off and causes an uneven bite. My crown hurt so bad I couldn’t chew on it (2 days after popping the sore). All Rights Reserved. The dentist last month cleaned between the teeth and root to see if that was the problem. He checked X-ray and said there is no further fracture or infection. Hi, I have a mystery with a pain between my two upper right molars. My dentist put in permanent filling but we are waiting with putting on a crown. What options are there for someone like me that has such ridiculous anxiety about a dentist? I heard crunching and felt pain. Do you have decay? Is it the inflammation from the crown prep and temporary that is still giving me pain? If only one tooth the tooth usually moves but in certain cases, especially the last tooth in the mouth then the joint and muscles also adapt. I think nearly all have something for several days. i am extremely careful biting and still need nurefon for discomfort. I have 2 issues with my right back teeth. All went pretty well as far as no pain. Right now it settled down more or less. I chipped a front tooth 18 months ago and I had a crown put on it and my tooth never hurt before, but has been sore ever since the crown was put on. If all settles down and continues to get better over next few days then no worries. They said we should monitor and schedule for checkups. Thank you again for taking time to explain. Rinsing with a hydrogen peroxide/ACT mouthwash takes away the pain for awhile, so am wondering if this positive result indicates an infection? The nerve of a tooth will only take so much trauma before it gives up and starts to die, thus needing a root canal. My dentist gave tooth 3 a sedative filling in hopes to calm it down and avoid a root canal in this second tooth. Now the tooth with the crown has become increasing sensitive to hot and cold also when I apply pressure to it it hurts . I was in more pain between the two molars because of the temp filling. Following the re-do of the root canal, a new carbon fiber post was put in and then the Dentist ground down the tooth for the second crown. Good evening. have dentist check the bite that is most common issue but needing a root canal is certainly not impossible. The right side of my jaw is very sensitive to presume (Iâm thinking itâs the crack) when biting down on foods. I have known that the crowns are just to add a look on to the tooth. It is also extremely sensitive to hot and cold and anything sweet. I am now closer to eating normally. 3 months later, chewing is now more a discomfort than sharp pain with only firmer food chewed on other side. Should I wait for the crown to set in, or there is something else wrong with the job he has donw? Tooth was preped for a Porcelain fused to zirconia. Do I need to call him back and have it looked at it, or does it just need time to heel. I did as he said and i was feeling better. Hello- Or the dentist screwed up and over reduced the tooth which was my case when I went to get a crown replaced by a new dentist because it fell off from the cement getting old.. Is that possible?! Everything was all right for about another 2-3 weeks. To do so would be over treating you. After first 3 stage, i did not feel any hot and cold sensitivity, i took it in positive way that my tooth is healing, i still was feeling pain on pressure and slight throbbing pain but it was reducing. Can you tell if I’m already among the 10% who will need root canal? Pain, swelling , throbbing ,exc . My bite has been checked numerous times as well. I ended up in the ER with a sinus infection. I had a crown replaced last year (the crown was placed on my tooth when I was 18, I was 24 at the time it was replaced). I was groaning in pain because of it. Found out all the tooth numbering I wrote were wrong:( I don’t know now, but the location that I have the major issue is 1 before the very bottom back tooth on the right side. He removed the old broken crown and fit me for a temp. These are generalizations but are likely to be true, as the old adage goes “you get what you pay for.” https://www.bauersmiles.com/do-you-take-my-dental-insurance/. Thank you for your reply. But I donât understand why it was all fine until they put the permanent crown on? I had a crown and root canal done on tooth #30 (back right molar) last April, 2017. I understand I probably don’t have much tooth structure left without the filling but she said from the x-rays there was no decay so it was fine. Emma S. I think giving it awhile is pretty solid advice. I feel like the tenderness is only caused by the bite being off. While they were drilling they found the cavity was a bit bigger than expect and filled the tooth up. I scheduled for Monday. That’s pretty normal but also normal for high temp so hard to say this early. I had a root canal done a couple of years ago on tooth #3 and I just now got a temporary crown put on it last week (I know I shouldnât have waited, but I had a lot of work done at the time and there was too much to tackle at once.) Many teeth that have crowns end up needing a root canal do not even have new decay the nerve just dies. Confused. I continued taking Advil 200mg each 4x a day. Hi, Sounds like the tooth is borderline at this point. I had severe pain under a 10 year old root canal and crown that turned out to be an infection (diagnosed via X-ray). Dentist (who have not known long) put a corner or there as a ptatch, with idea we put a crown on. I had a crown placed on a molar in October and about two weeks ago it started aching.I failed to mention to the dentist that I wear Invisalign at night. I went back in 2 weeks and she set the post and filler and a new temp crown but took the mold to have the new crown made. Is this normal? I had a crown put in July, 2017 for a filling that cracked. I also wake up having panic attacks and smelling the drill so being put to sleep and a tooth removed seems less stressful. Water under the bridge now but here are my criteria for bridge v implant. With two bridges you would be lucky not to have any of them need a root canal. Nothing hurt at the time. But then decided to patch it. holly have you tried nitrous before? Retreating root canals is not something I recommend very often unless there is a really obvious reason for why it failed. It’s normal for a tooth that needs a root canal. The pain in my ear is very unbearable. Both clowns have been adjusted but still not happy with the results. Have your dentist check to make sure it is not a draining infection though as those too are common and need treatment. He took those off and put the temporaries on including doing an x-ray and said everything looks good. What could it be? What should I do? If less than a week the bite should be exactly the same. Now two dentists, when I bring this pain up said to see the endodontist. Worst case its still a tooth issue that does not show up on x-rays. I had a crown on my front tooth (no pain with the temporary) and it had a previous root canal and veneer 22 yrs ago but had some decay on the back. but not the middle or the other side of the crown did it just bite high or off and it is sore and will go away ?>. The dentist said I had two options either I have a root canal to try and save the tooth OR extraction. She blew air on it and it hurt really bad. Ivey had one Ceric crown filed down 3 times. I know the pain should be getting better and it is not. IF your pain disappears I think it is more likely that the nerve dies and you won’t know for years until it gets infected and needs a root canal anyway. My crown was placed 5days ago. The gun seems to swell and the root area hurt for two or three days. I went to a dentist that high ratings on yelp for an emergency appointment. He told me to keep monitoring for now. Itâs been exactly 2 weeks and I still feel sensitivity (usually will last for about 3-5 secs) with cold liquid. During this time the dentist told me to pay attention if I had any pain or sensitivity. It typically takes years after it dies to become infected and hurt again. I did not have injections for the fitting… the fitting for me was very painful, however I was determined to be able to feel the bite hoping to get is right as I needed to fly home the next day. I would check that again. I personally feel if a root canals is failing one must consider a dental implant, but this is a case by case issue. I went to the dentist. I was fitted for a permanent crown one week ago. Copyright © 2020 Leaf Group Ltd., all rights reserved. What you are feeling is called referred pain is very common. Endo said it was a reason for a root canal, 2nd opinion agreed, RC was done. Sometimes I did need to take an Advil. Ever since I got my permanent crow onn two days ago, I donât feel any aching at all or the same level of sensitivity as before… Iâll wait it out until Iâm truly in pain for an RTC. One of the edges of the tooth feels rough unlike the rest of it. Thank you. She got the temp off and my tooth was extremely sensitive. I had a crown put on about 3 days ago and the pain is so bad. I blame my teeth situation on a poor diet and lack of hygiene care when I was very young. I am in the uk – root canal treatment is Â£60 – a crown is Â£250 – reading all the comments above of people that had similar issues and had a crown fitted that still caused pain and then were advised to have root canal treatment I am at a loss what to do. My dentist is in Wilmington. I had no pain prior to the appointment. Impossible for me to say. I have TMJ as well and my jaw has been really sore lately too. That sounds like what you experienced. I went 2 times to my dentist to check this pain but he didnât see any inflammation or any problem on the X-ray. But one day after they took off the temp crown and put on the permanent crown, I start to feel intensive pain on that teeth to the point that I had hard time falling asleep. 5 years ago). I had a root canal done about 5 years ago. Thank you! The bite was slightly off and I was experiencing the same pain as before when biting, so I went back to her so she could file down the crown. I declined. Very informative. I had a root canal and permanent crown on an upper molar about 2.5 weeks ago, and ever since I’ve been having bite pain (only when I chew something like bread that covers a lot of the tooth). This may be associated with pain in the tooth, although it is unclear whether leakage can actually cause pain. Or itâs already damaged before they took off the broken crown. I had a root canal and then a crown put about two month ago and it was fine, now it hurts so bad that the right side of my face is in complete pain i cry, what is happening? There was one weekend where I did have severe toothache which thankfully went away. Should I be concerned that it was fine for almost 2 weeks and is now acting up? Or will the next step pretty much be to try a full crown with temporary cement (in case of needing a root canal), regardless of if i go to another dentist that can localize the crack or keep using my current dentist. X rays came back normal, no infection. 5 days in now, and I still have throbbing pain even after taking meds, and I feel like nothing is working. What is your advice? The filling touched both teeth. My gums are extremely sensitive to even gently brush and the tooth just aches and sends sharp pains (what feels like all the way down to my jaw bone). The new endodontist put me on an antibiotic for 7 days and I see him in a week for follow-up. Tooth has large filling and large decay. (3/4 out of 10 scale) 200 IB makes it go away, but I need 2 a day. 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