Elaine T

If you have a tooth that is still sensitive 8 months out, it should be evaluated.

You mention you have a new crown on the tooth. If something is amiss about the crown's "bite", that could be the cause of the tooth pain/sensitivity you notice.

In regard to having a broken root canal file inside a tooth. Sometimes beyond the dentist's control, root canal files do break. The issue is then if the broken piece (not retrieved, still inside the tooth) has prevented the dentist from being able to adequately complete the goals of endodontic therapy.

Generally a broken file is not a favorable situation and may lead to treatment failure. But only your dentist can determine this.

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