I had my permanent crown placed Thursday over a right, bottom, root canaled molar and it quickly seemed better than the temporary crown that took a week to feel natural. However, two days later (Saturday), after eating popcorn, flossing, eating ribs, and flossing again, a tooth sensitivity emerged. By the time I went to bed, touching the tooth hurt, despite the advil. The following morning (Sunday), I awoke to a throbbing toothache and pain when I touch the tooth. Even swallowing hurts when my tongue touches the tooth.
What's a reasonable explanation? Will it get better or is this symptomatic of a worse issue.
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