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    okdreammaker Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 3, 2014, 08:55 AM
    Sore spot on gum above molar after root canal
    I just had a root canal (tooth 3?) one week ago today. I had been having soreness in the gums directly around that tooth for about two years (after a dentist replaced a crown-why I don't know, since I was having no issues at all). Was a bad fit and with the teeth banging together, I guess caused stress and trauma to that tooth and the subsequent pain and irritation. I endured the soreness until last week when my dentist referred my to a reputable entodontist who did the root canal. Had serious soreness from the x-ray slide equipment (I have a small mouth), which as finally about healed up. Still a spot of soreness (almost feels like a puss pocket) but a sore spot on the edge of the gum where it stops at the tooth. Tried to look with a mirror, but to no avail. Need to get permanent filling, but not sure... Abrasions have gone almost completely away but the other spot seems to be intensifying maybe?
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    Jul 24, 2014, 12:14 PM
    Hi okdreammaker,
    You should give the endodontist a call and have him/her take a look at it. If there IS pus it should be dealt with as soon as possible.

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