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Underfilled root canal? Root crack?

I had a root canal on 6/13, never stopped having pain after it. It got worse once I got temp crown put on and now my dentist put on perm crown, with temp cement, saying the temp crown was high so that caused my pain but still having a lot of pain and NOW he says the root canal looks short. Prior to getting root canal on this tooth it had sweet sensitivity to which the filling fell off and was replaced twice before getting RTC done. Sick of this pain its been 2 months and it's really ruining my summer, afraid to eat, been only doing soft/liquid diet and afraid to go out for long periods because it hurts and makes me miserable. I personally think the root has a crack because the whole time during RTC the endo had to keep stopping to keep numbing me. And prior to the RTC it only hurt to bite like with certain small parts on the tooth, and now it hurts more when bite pressure is released. I really want the tooth extracted already because I have a trip coming up and am assuming endo is just going to recommend retreatment, I go see endo tomorrow. Super frustrated at this point. Can't even eat solids at this point cause chewing even on the opposite side just causes pain. I think my dentist is sick of seeing me at this point and is pushing it off to endo. Hopefully I can get some better answers tomorrow, instead of just wait and take ibprofin.
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Your descriptions suggest occlusal interference introduced by new restoration, which is the culprit of your bite problem. Re-treatment of root canal is probably not helpful. Seeing a prosthodontist to adjust bite is advised.
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I have noticed although it always could have been like that but only my front teeth have been contacting each other. I mentioned this to my dentist before he put perm crown on but didn't seem interested.
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