Is is normal to have discomfort on a tooth after a root canal procedure has been done? The procedure was done about a week ago and I'm no longer having pain in that area, but I am experiencing discomfort bordering on pain anytime pressure is applied to that tooth. I'm trying to be careful to not eat on that side of my mouth, but occasionally something might make its way over and it is really uncomfortable. I'm planning on having a crown put on in about a week or two, will that take care of the discomfort that I'm experiencing? Ultimately, I guess I'm just curious as to why my tooth is still hurting when I no longer have any nerves in it?
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