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Question:
Root Canal with Crown
I had a root canal 2 years ago and a porcelain crown was put on the tooth. It's my #14 upper left tooth. It has been hurting me the past 4 days now.

When I eat something or drink something warm or hot it starts to hurt on that specific tooth. What is wrong with this tooth and why is it occuring 2 years after the procedure? ...Visitor from CA

Answer:
Some times root canals need to be retreated. The most common reason I've seen for this is recurrent decay around the crown. I hope this helps.

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