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Can you cure a dental cavity without filling it

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Dental cavities: Once you vave the cavities there is no alternative medicine two cure the cavities.There is no doubt that all the preventive measures, cutting sugars a ... Read More
Dr. Ira Biderman
8 years experience Dentistry
No: Once a tooth has decay, it has to be reomoved and restored.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: It is highly unlikely that it would harm you. It will typically pass without incident.
Dr. Max Arocha
17 years experience Dentistry
It may: Most of the dental fillings that are swallowed entered the gastrointestinal tract and pass spontaneously. However, it could result in complications if ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Quite effective: Dental fillings are specifically designed to treat carious teeth, so they are actually quite effective.
Dr. Kevin Nail
10 years experience Dentistry
Dental filling: Very effective. Your dentist will remove the tooth decay and replace if with filling material. Removing the decay stops the degradation process of the ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Very: The one and only. Other last option is extraction, and you would rather not go there.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes: Only with very early signs of decalcification is it possible to remineralize dental enamal (incipient decay). This can be done with high concentratio ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Wolfson
35 years experience Dentistry
No damage: You are asking about hydrogen peroxide 2% solution over the counter i would assume. I tell my patients who have some form of gingivitis to rinse with ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Dental sealants: They are flowable dental resins similar in composition to composite fillings. They seal the pits and fissures in teeth and are less invasive than fil ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dr : Dr zweig gave you some good advice. Was the root canal started? You did not clarify in your post. The dead nerve tissue needs to be removed to help th ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Each state determines what medicaid will cover for the citizens in that state. In my state, medicaid covers cleanings, extractions and two fillings a ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Without : Without an exam and a radiograph, it is tough to tell how large that restoration is. Molars take the brunt of your biting force, and it may very well ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
No, NO: Sounds like your herpes simplex (get sex out of your mind) is rather easily treated. Are you real sensitive, emotional about dentists? Emotions ca ... Read More
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