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Toothache that cannot be diagnosed

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I have a had a dull constant toothache that has started 2 months ago, when my wisdom tooth was growing. The wisdom tooth was partially erupted, and i developed an infection which caused my face to swell. I drank antibiotics and the infection was gone. However, my toothache (in the molar beside the wisdom tooth) appeared when i was taking antibiotics. I got this wisdom tooth extracted a month ago, which is fine. But the molar beside it still hurts. The pain started out as dull, but now i think it has gotten stronger. This tooth is not sensitive to hot nor cold, but a bit sensitive to pressure.The pain is not due to any stimulus, and its difficult to fall asleep with this pain.

I went to different dentists regarding this toothache, and they took x-rays. Nothing showed, no sign of decay or anything, which is a bit frightening. The dentist suggested it can be neurological, but i don't think so, because the pain is not shooting.

I also want to note, that when i scrape at the bottom of the tooth (beside the gumline) with my fingernail - it is sensitive and it hurts to do so. Do i just need a sealant, or do i need root canal, or change my filling? The filling that i have in this tooth is old, but its not close to the pulp. I would be a bit wary of undergoing a root canal if nothing shows up on x-rays.. but still i want the pain to go. Can anyone please suggest what this could be?
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replied March 29th, 2017
Regular pain in your teeth is a sign of infection. I would suggest to go with dental sealants as this treatment is recognized as an effective approach for preventing tooth decay.
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replied March 30th, 2017
Regular pain is definitely a sign of infection. In your case since there's no enamel decay seems it might be the dentin layer decay. Do consult an endodontist at the earliest.
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