High Bite After Post and Core

Discussion in 'Endodontics' started by Amiawimp?, May 15, 2019.

  1. Amiawimp?


    Apr 25, 2019
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    I had a post and core done a week ago on a tooth that finished RCT the week before that. It went well and I had no pain during the procedure without any numbing. Yesterday while I was at my endodontist finishing up another RCT I told him I was having discomfort on the core side. He checked and said it was a "high bite" and adjusted it down. How long should that take to settle down- I still have discomfort today.
    Amiawimp?, May 15, 2019
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  2. Amiawimp?

    MattKW Verified Dentist

    Mar 18, 2018
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    The post and core are high? Normally they are not exposed but are covered by a temp crown. Unless you mean a wrought post and amalgam/composite core. I'd have to see an Xray. It's unlikely to be an issue.
    MattKW, May 17, 2019
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