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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Early: Early caries sometimes present with sensitivity/pain to sweet .As the lesions progress thermal changes will often cause pain (more often cold). Bad br ... Read More
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Could be no symptoms: Some cavities present with no symptoms. Even if the tooth shows no symptoms, a dark color or a change in the reflection of light could clue you in to ... Read More
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Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
Pain, sensitivity...: Cavities in the early stages are painless, but as they get bigger and deeper they get into the part of the hard organic tooth tissue called dentin wit ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dapper
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends: If at all possible have the caries removed and the tooth filled but only after assessing the periodontal health of the teeth..
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Prevention is Best: Dental caries vary from superficial white decalcifications of the outer enamel which can be treated with remineralizing gels and high dose Fluoride to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J BARRY Stovall
45 years experience General Practice
Diet: This is a generalization. Some social classes have diets that are high in carbohydrates (sugars). Access to care as well as making dental health a pri ... Read More
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Dr. Ira Biderman
8 years experience Dentistry
Differnet levels: Ther eis a theory since poorer people eat a high carbohydrate diet they are more prone to dental disease. More fast food and high sugar foods are eat ... Read More
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Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Money, money...money: Lower social class usually implies less income, and less income GREATLY limits regular evaluations by a Dentist. Hence cavities can be a problem in th ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rawdin
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Both: There is a genetic component to caries susceptibility. Some people are just more prone to caries. However, lifestyle - particularly diet and how well ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
38 years experience Dentistry
Stain doesnt cause p: Stains on teeth do not cause pain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes but: It can if it leads to an infection that gets out of control and invades sinus areas or sub-lingual areas of the jaw. But this is uncommon in todays' w ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: There have been reported deaths as the result of untreated dental caries (decay) leading to a significant abcess draining into the brain region.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Caries: Dental caries is another term for tooth decay or dental cavities. Cavities are caused by specific types of bacteria which produce acid that destroys ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience Dentistry
Get the restorations: See your dentist and gegt the caries removed and the teeth restored asap.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Chapman
34 years experience Orthodontics
Diet dependent: Your diet has a profound impact on your dental health. We have found that sugary sodas are the worst for your teeth. Consumption of these readily av ... Read More
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