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I have at least one cavity in my second to last tooth on my left side. how do i prevent the cavity from growing?

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Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 38 years experience
Get the tooth : Evaluated and restored by your dentist. This is the only way to resolve a deep cavity in your tooth from decay.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Impossible: Once you have a cavity in your tooth, it will continue to deepen and spread no matter what you do. Therefore, it's best to get the tooth repaired by your dentist as soon as possible.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2016

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