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Sensitive Molar that is now crowned.

I recently had one of my back Molar's crowned, not sure what the # is, but its the back left hand side molar.  I had no pain at all when the temporary was on, but when they took it off, it was quite sensitive, and hurt quite a bit when they were putting the perm crown on.  Though I told the dentist he wasn't really concerned at the time.  Now my bite does feel pretty good, but my crown is sensitive when I eat or put pressure on the tooth. Its been roughly 2 weeks since the procedure, with this go away in time, or is there somethign else wrong here, or that can be done?

TIA

--Cody
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Pulpitis is a fancy term for inflammation of the nerve in the tooth. different cements, blowing air on the tooth, pressing a permanent crown on a tooth, dilling on a tooth, even picking off temporary cement all inflame the nerve (pulp). Inflammation can be reversible or irreversible. In your case, My plan would be to wait a few more weeks. If there is no improvement, I would remove your crown (I would cut it off if i had to) and make you a new temp and then a new crown  that I would cement with a cement that has a sedative mixed into it. (of course if the existing crown can be tapped off I would recement THAT one with the sedative cement but usually single crowns that ae pemanantly cemented need to be cut off- especially if they're done well. If the ctooth still bothers you after a crown has been on the tooth with a sedative cement, then I would consider root canal therapy.
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I would be interested in knowing what the crown was cemented with. If the cement is a glass ionmer cement it can cause some sensitivity but it usually does not last more than a few days. If you can not eat on it that is obviously unacceptable and the cause must be looked into.
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