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Could a capped tooth that is throbbing and painful to the touch but has no swelling be a tooth infection?

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February 05, 2009 2:19PM

it could, the root canal treatment may have failed. ________________________________ Yes, this is possible and it sounds as though the tooth is infected or cracked. You should consult with your dentist. -Thornhill Dentist