What are the Most Common Symptoms of Endodontic Disease?

Endodontic disease effects the inside core of the tooth. Dentists use a variety of treatments to fix endodontic problems, including but not limited to root canal therapy. Endodontic disease can manifest itself with a wide variety and combination of symptoms.

Common symptoms include:
-Lingering sensitivity to hot or cold liquids
-Sensitivity to sweets
-Pain when biting
-Pain that radiates to another area, this may include the ear, neck or temple
-Spontaneous toothache that starts out of now where
-Constant or intermittent pain
-Severe pain
-Throbbing pain
-Pain that occurs in response to atmospheric pressure changes

If you have any of these symptoms, we recommend contacting a dentist. You could be in need of endodontic treatment or possibly have another dental problem. Some of these symptoms can also be caused by decay, cracked teeth, defective fillings or other tooth related problems. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us at 410-535-5055.


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