I had a temporary crown put on my upper right molar and it was not bad in pain but now it is worse. Throbbing and annoying. I have been taking Motrin 600 to 800 mgs. every 8 hours. What can I do? Have any suggestions? Getting worse instead of better.
The tooth may need a root canal. Did it have a deep cavity? Best to back to the dentist and find out if its necessary. Otherwise, it may be a poor fitting temporary resulting in irritation and pain in the gums.
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