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I had root canal treatment bottom left near back
After had burning in mouth and pain
He said I got allergy to what he used in it gave me toothpaste
That eased a bit but since seven months now I have had burning in my left ear with pain and now feel in my throat mainly left side and now spreaded  to other ear
I had root canals before nothing like this
And this one was so painful and deep I nearly jumped out chair lot to numb it also
I need to go back but to scared now
Has he damaged something on doing treatment
As doctors can't find anything wrong
Although eardrum was retracted and pressure in ear low
Thank you

Dear Pauline,
sorry to hear about your discomfort, and pain.
There is nothing I can do at this distance to be of any assistance other than to suggest the obvious, and that is you keep going back to the dentist until you find someone who can help you.
There is nothing in your email that enables me to diagnose your problem.
All the best,
Dr. Moss


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I am a professor emeritus at New York University, with a background that includes extensive research, scientific writing and biology. I also am an international consultant in health education, particularly in developing education on new science for health professionals and consumers. I am a past president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, former head of the NYU Division of Oral Biology and I represent the World Dental Federation at the United Nations. I travel around the world to provide health education to professionals and consumers.


Having retired from New York Universit, where I directed the pediatric dentistry training program, a walk-in dental clinic and research on oral biology, I formalized my professional and consumer health education initiative in the form of Health Education Enterprises. This entity consults and provides information on new science pertaining to oral and general health, particularly leading edge concepts that can be employed in the health professions to improve the public's health. As such, I am an expert in communicating new science and its usefulness to professional and lay audiences alike. I also had a pediatric dentistry practice in New York City for nearly 30 years.

I am affiliated with the American Dental Association, the World Dental Federation, the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry among other formal organizations. My experience has included a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and work at the Forsythe Dental Research Center

lpha Omegan USA, Nowa Stomatologia Poland, Journal of Public Health Dentistry, The Journal of the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry USA, News Bulletin Japan, Journal of Marmara University Dental Faculty Turkey, Italian Journal of Paediatric Dentistry Italy, Asian Dentist Singapore, The Journal of the Israel Dental Association Israel, ROBRAC Brazil, Italian Journal of Paediatric Dentistry
Italy, FDI World, STOMA Portugal, Pediatric Dentistry The Philippines, Modern Stomatology Bulgaria, Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry India

I obtained a doctor of dental science (DDS) degree, a master of science degree and am a board certified pediatric dentist.

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