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How do I manage pain from an enamelectomy?

An enamelectomy, which repairs tooth enamel, may help to diminish tooth pain, as tooth pain is often the result of constant pressure from chewing or grinding that cracks and chips teeth.

If your must undergo tooth restoration because of extensive decay, your dentist may have to replace the damaged tooth with a crown. Pain during these dental procedures varies for each person. Talk with your dentist if you have any concerns about pain.

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