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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Early cavity?: The inside of the upper front teeth had a small pit, or fissure that formed as the lobes of the developing tooth joined during formation. It can be a ... Read More
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
21 years experience Dentistry
Unknown: The tiny black dot could be one of many things, from a stain to a cavity. Have your dentist evaluate it to make sure what it is and how to address yo ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
37 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: It might be nothing, like a small silver filling which appears black and through the tooth casts a grey shadow or, it could be a cavity. The black spo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Carious Lesion: Appears you have a cavity in that area. Please see a local dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Cavity: Probably a root surface cavity. Spreads quickly. Please see your Dentist immediately.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Bad cavity: Any cavity is a bad cavity. It's an infection that requires immediate treatment. Delay will only allow it to spread to other tissues. The fact that ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Moretta
39 years experience Dentistry
Blood clot: I see this often when a patient bites the inside of the cheek. You will develop a bruise or something called a blood blister that contains blood. It c ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
29 years experience Dentistry
Black dot?: Since you have an appointment with your dentist coming up , i would have him check this area. I would not panic. If you go to your dentist regularly , ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say...: Stain, cavity, leaking margin, who knows? A visit to your dentist will answer your question and give you the opportunity to have it treated.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like cavity: It sounds like you have a cavity with some irritation. Hopefully you will only need a filling and not a root canal. Only your dentist will be able to ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
26 years experience Dentistry
Black dots: The spots you see may or may not be cavities. Those pits hold organic debris, stain, and often bacteria. Given time, sugar, and bacteria those stains ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
See her Dr.: It's hard to say what it is without being able to examine her, but it's probably not something scary. Best is to have her Dr. take a look -- then you ... Read More
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