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How often Are you supposed to change cavities

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
It's variable.: Cavities begin to hurt when the decay process penetrates the insensitive enamel and enters the sensitive tooth structure underneath it (this structure ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible diabetes: a rapid increase in caries may be related to higher glucose levels (glucose is sugar, it is in the blood and saliva), I suggest that you get checked ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
Depends: You should not feel pain if properly numbed. You will still pressure, touch and vibration on the tooth. If it hurts, you should tell the dentist so mo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Up to 24 hours: You may have some minor discomfort. Severe pain or longer lasting pain should prompt a call to your dentist.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Cavity during braces: If you are worried-ask your orthodontist next time you see him/her to check to see if the hole is a cavity. You should be getting check-ups and dental ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
TMJ: Sometimes the temporo mandibular joints get inflamed after dental procedures because of the sustained opening of the mouth during the procedure. A cl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need exam: This is something that needs a pelvic exam to diagnose. Could be cyst, hemorrhoid, prolapsing bladder. Better not to speculate just get it looked at t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
Not prolapse: Physiological canges are changes that happen naturally in your body and are normal. They included signs of ovulation or signs of a period about to co ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
"Physiological: changes" is nonspecific verbiage, but it would imply normal findings. It would not indicate prolapse.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
2 problems: You have reason to be worried. Cavities are infections. They do not self heal. Treat them before infection spreads. Lesion on palate is there too long ... Read More
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