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Could New Filling Cause Neck Soreness?
I had a filling replaced a little over a month ago, and shortly after I began to feel surges of pain down my jaw.  It took me a while to realize I felt this pain when I clamped my teeth down on the side of the filling.  Ever since then my neck has been sore on that side and just tonight I noticed a small lump on the side of my neck.  

It doesn't hurt so much when I bite down anymore, but could this still all relate to the filling?  Could I have gotten an infection or something?
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you could go back and see if having the bite adjusted will help. sometimes when the bite is off it can disturb neighboring muscles. the lump should be checked by a regular doctor since its doubtful its tooth related. most dental infections involve localized pain and swelling. there is also usually discomfort when consuming hot food ad beverages.
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