Why does my tooth still hurt after weeks of getting a filling?
When I was at the dentist they did an x ray on my tooth that had a huge hole and it showed it didn't went near the pulp but it was very wide and then they filled it and they said I would be sore for a couple days?
Fwi It only happens when I drink hot or cold drinks or when I eat on my other side of my mouth
- Pearl LLv 78 months ago
you need to ask your dentist this question
- StarShineLv 78 months ago
Could have touched a nerve and it's still sensitive, could be that there's a small pore somewhere, might want to ask your dentist about it, or at the least, try using sensodyne (or similar sensitivity toothpaste) for a bit to help. I'd ask the dentist as the best choice.
- TavyLv 78 months ago
The filling is pressing on the nerve in the root of your tooth.
- .Lv 78 months ago
Sometimes the decay is just too much for a filling or crown to work. But don't give up hope yet. If it continues to hurt, an extraction will solve the problem.
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- choko_canyonLv 78 months ago
We can't possibly know why. Call your dentist's office, tell them what's going on, and find out if they want to see you for a follow-up exam.