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Tooth hurts when I press it

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 23, 2010
  • 09:26 PM

Dear doctors, especially dentists,
Ouch, I have a weird tooth problem. Overall, I have very good teeth (so my dentists always say!). I just moved to a different country and so cannot see a dentist right now. About a week ago I realized that when I press my front tooth #2, it hurts- actually not the tooth itself, but rather around it, probably behind, but cannot really localize the pain. It only hurts when I press it from the front (even if I press just lightly I can "feel it"). It does NOT hurt AT ALL when I bite or when I pull at the tooth, or when I press it from behind. Only from the front. It is not getting worse. There is no obvious visible problem. The tooth looks normal, the gum looks healthy too. No other teeth hurt. What could it be???
Thanks for answering!

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  • I have that same problem with my tooth, molar to be exact. If I press up on the crown, I get pain. Feels like it's inside the tooth. When I suck in air or drink anything cold, I doesn't hurt, only when I press or eat something that's chewy.Dear doctors, especially dentists,Ouch, I have a weird tooth problem. Overall, I have very good teeth (so my dentists always say!). I just moved to a different country and so cannot see a dentist right now. About a week ago I realized that when I press my front tooth #2, it hurts- actually not the tooth itself, but rather around it, probably behind, but cannot really localize the pain. It only hurts when I press it from the front (even if I press just lightly I can "feel it"). It does NOT hurt AT ALL when I bite or when I pull at the tooth, or when I press it from behind. Only from the front. It is not getting worse. There is no obvious visible problem. The tooth looks normal, the gum looks healthy too. No other teeth hurt. What could it be???Thanks for answering!
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    • October 29, 2010
    • 08:26 PM
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