When to have a root canal after a deep filling?

When to have a root canal after a deep filling?

Finally, sometimes when a filling is very deep, it irritates the nerve of the tooth and if this does not go away over 2 weeks to a month it is probably time for a root canal. Next step is to go back to your dentist ASAP. Good Luck

Why is my tooth so sensitive still after 3 weeks of filling?

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What happens when your filling is too high?

Sometimes, a few days after receiving a filling you may notice that your filling is a little too high. When you bite together, the filling and its opposing tooth may be the first teeth to touch. It may create an uneven bite. However, the worst side-effect of a high filling is pain!

When to go back to the dentist for a filling?

Finally, sometimes when a filling is very deep, it irritates the nerve of the tooth and if this does not go away over 2 weeks to a month it is probably time for a root canal. Next step is to go back to your dentist ASAP.

How long does it take for pain from filling to go away?

With this particular pain, there is likely nothing wrong with your teeth. The filled tooth is simply passing along “pain signals” it is receiving to other teeth. This pain should decrease on its own over one to two weeks. Allergic reactions to silver fillings are rare.

Can a filling be too small for a root canal?

Yet after waiting, sometimes longer than a month, the pain on the “shallow and small” filling when biting returns. Another visit has the patient feeling silly and they are told all is fine and the filling is “too tiny” to have these symptoms, or told if symptoms worsen a root canal will need to be performed.

What to do if your filling is too high?

This is the source of your pain when you have a high filling. In order to stop the pain, the cause must be removed. That means you need to call your dentist and tell them that the filling is too high.

What causes sharp pain after a filling is removed?

Pain to hot or cold. This pain is a very sharp pain that occurs only when your teeth touch something hot or cold; the pain goes away in a few seconds when the hot or cold is removed. If this pain lingers on for a long time even after the hot or cold is removed, it may indicate irreversible damage to…

When does a filling on a back tooth hurt?

Adjustments are then performed to relieve symptoms. Yet after waiting, sometimes longer than a month, the pain on the “shallow and small” filling when biting returns.

When did the dentist fill my left bottom molar?

The dentist checked it and found decay in a left bottom molar and he performed a filling. He said it is a deep filling as it is close to nerve. After the filling, I didn’t feel sharp pain anymore, but the tooth became sensitive to cold, hot, sweet and pressure, so I back to the same dentist for a check in Apr 2012.

How to treat pain from a deep filling?

Take an over the counter pain medicine as prescribed daily. Even when the tooth doesn’t hurt, keep taking the medicine for a week or so. It’s a lot easier to prevent the pain, then to treat it. Deep fillings are placed in the soft part of the tooth. This layer of the tooth is very sensitive.

Finally, sometimes when a filling is very deep, it irritates the nerve of the tooth and if this does not go away over 2 weeks to a month it is probably time for a root canal. Next step is to go back to your dentist ASAP. Good Luck

A: Go Get Checked A: Tooth sensitivity after deep filling A: Why is my Tooth So Sensitive Still After 3 Weeks of Filling A: Sensitive teeth after filling A: Dental fillings and dental bonding A: Pretty common A: Pain after deep filling A: Pain after Fillings A: Sensitive Filling 3 weeks after placement.

How long does it take for a deep filling to heal?

Deep fillings are placed in the soft part of the tooth. This layer of the tooth is very sensitive. It’s going to take some time for the tooth to heal and adapt to the new filling. Just be careful what you eat and try not to stress the tooth too much while it’s healing.