A 46-year-old member asked:
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could you completely undo a cavity?

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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No: Once the cavity has formed, yoiu should see a dentist to fill it. It needs to be cleaned or any debris before being filled, so do not try to undo it yourself.
Answered on Dec 15, 2013
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Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
No: The best we can do is restore it with a filling material.
Answered on Nov 25, 2013

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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But of course: If you don't then the tooth will continue to decay and you will need more extensive treatment, such as root canal therapy and a crown.
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Technically yes...: But you may have to keep your mouth open for quite a while. Discuss your desires with your dentist.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Cavities: What cavities are you talking about?
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