New crown painful.
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Pain on crowns and food collecting
By now your crowns should be hurting less. You may have an injury to the nerve under one or more teeth with your new crowns. Usually hot sensitivity is a sign that you may need a root canal to correct your sensitivity. As to the food impaction, I agree with DrSoftTouch, one of the crowns will need to be remade to close the gap that is causing food impaction. Food impaction is bad for the gums and can lead to decay around your crowns. Sorry, you are having such problems.
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Food getting stuck between your crowns causes inflamed gums and eventually leads to a breakdown of the bone and the gums. If the food impaction continues, the only solution may be to redo the crowns to correct the open contact to prevent cavities and gum disease. I would recommend returning to your dentist to address these issues. I hope this helps. Follow me for more questions and answers.
Sorry about the suffering. The pain you are experiencing can be as a result of three main factors:
1. Bad bite
2. Nerve damage
3. Gum irritation due to food impaction.
My advice is to go back to the dentist for reevaluation and make sure an X-ray is taken to rule out infection due to nerve damage.
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