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Q. Why do I feel sharp pain when anything cold touches my filled tooth?

Answered by
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 01, 2017

Hello doctor,

I had my filling two years ago and it has been going well for a few months. I have had no problem with it but recently anything really cold touches it and I get a sharp pain. Hot foods cause no problem and sometimes it just hurts by itself.

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Hello,

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  • It seems there are secondary caries below the loose filling. You need to get it removed as soon as possible. Replace it with a new one.
  • With regards to your symptoms, the probable cause may be a faulty restoration. The probable diagnosis could be a reversible pulpitis.
  • I suggest you have an IOPA (intraoral periapical) X-ray.
  • You will need to have a root canal treatment and refilling.

Regards.

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