How does a cavity look like?

Answer One question is what makes you think that you have a cavity (caries)? Cavities can differ greatly in size, from tiny pin point holes in the grooves of the teeth to giant gaping holes that trap foo... Read More »

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WHat does a cavity look like?

It definitely sounds like cavities to me. There is nothing that can help a cavity "go away". You have to go to a dentist and have him drill the decay out and then fill the tooth. Just go tell them ... Read More »

What does a cavity feel like?

Sensitvity to sweets and cold, so it's probably a cavity. Go to your dentist to make sure

What does getting a cavity filled feel like?

After the initial needle used to inject the local (scale 2 -3) there is no pain at all - not even when the local wears off after an hour or two.The worst bit is thinking it might hurt!

If one or more of your teeth are sensitive to only certain foods like chocolate does it mean you have a cavity?

No. Many people can have sensitive teeth. Use the toothpaste "Sensodyne". It takes a couple of weeks, but it helps. Heat, cold can cause your the gums/teeth to ache in some people. It's best to hav... Read More »