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what type of cavity is in a broken tooth

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uttma Dham
22 years experience Dentistry
Decayed teeth: If you don't get the cavities taken care of, soon the nerve of those teeth will be involved causing pain and infection and then you will need more com ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
You need a dentist: Antibiotics can't cure dental icaries (cavities). You must see a dentist and have it fixed before it turns into a serious mouth infection.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: It is best to have a professional evaluate this situation and get it treated asap. Tooth problems like this rarely resolve on their own.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sneezing ?: Runny nose ? These symptoms are not caused by a broken tooth. Neither is coughing.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Reardon
30 years experience Family Medicine
Sugar: Excess sugar left on teeth allows bacteria to settle in and create cavities. That's why we need to brush. Usually sticky, very chewing foods can get ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Options???: There are several options for repairing your front teeth, depending upon the severity of the decay, remaining tooth structure and if the nerves of the ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Only If It GrowsLegs: No, but the conditions that led to the first cavity may cause another one- and often there will be cavities on the sides of adjacent teeth for that re ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Cavity: See a dentist. If you are a minor, have your parent or guardian take you to a dentist for dental treatment. It only gets worse the longer you wait. De ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
See a Dentist: See a dentist soon before a small cavity turns into a large one.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If it is at the gum line, it could be stained calculus. Either there or any other place on the tooth it could be a cavity, a stained groove or a frac ... Read More
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