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Rome asked in HealthDental · 2 months ago

Teeth sensitive question ?

My upper lip feels swollen wen I touch touch my mustache it hurts like sore my front tooth gums feels swollen i was told dentist have tooth erosion on front tooth and told me I have small decay on it also my question is if I get decay filled will it help sensitivity because I cannot drink anything cold with ice drink only with straw I can 

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  • 2 months ago

    Tooth erosion means the dentin  has holes in it making cold and/or hot easier to feel by the tooths nerve. The swelling is likely an infection.  I'm no expert but I believe after a round of antibiotics a root canal solves your issue.

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