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What Sort Of Problem Is A Tooth Cavity
Tooth decay: A tooth cavity is the result of bacterial action on the surface and core of a tooth. It erodes the enamel and dentum and in severe cases can infect the root and cause significant pain. It is best treated early by your dentist who can restore the tooth and protect it. If the root gets involved, a root canal treatment may necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes cavities on tooth and what's the solution. I regularly clean my teeth but still facing cavities problem. What could be future protection.
Infection: Decay is an infection. By "cleaning" do you mean you brush? Proper daily flossing is necessary also. Use a Fluoride toothpaste and have Fluoride treatments at the dentists. Avoid between meal snacks with sugar in them. Avoid carbonated soft drinks and non-carbonated drinks with sugar in them between meals. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have extracted my molar tooth two days before but I still get mild pain and foul smell. What can be the problem?? How can we treat cavities?
My child is 5 yrs old having problem of cavities in 5 teeth. Dr suggested rct here... shud I go for rct. ..???? as he is too small 4 d procedure. ..
Dear sir I am 32 years old I have problem in mu teeth like cavities and pyria I cannot eat drink hot cool sweet because the pain please told me some me?
See a dentist: Teeth sensitive to hot & cold would indicate a nerve exposure & need for a root canal or extraction. Teeth sensitive to sweets may indicate decay into the inner layer of a tooth; a filling would be indicated. Gum disease (pyria) can cause oral infections, loose or lost teeth & increase inflammation of your whole body. Please see a dentist soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have teeth sensitivity problems now everything including breathing irritates my teeth it's negative on cavities I just want my regular feeling back?
Three year old has a few small cavities in front teeth. Dentist says no pain no problem and we should just wait til they get loose on their own?
My 18 month old son has a few teeth with grooves, pits, and brown spots. Dentist said teeth are hard, no cavities. What's causing the problem areas?
Sealants: Grooves and pits are areas where enamel did not fully seal when forming. Sealants to prevent break-down of these areas is recommended. You may want to consider seeing a pediatric dental specialist, a Pedodontist, for all the same reasons you see a pediatric medical specialist, a Pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been told by my dentist-i need 2 hav extraction of 1root tip, n hav my teeth filled cause of cavities. Should I go to see ENT and gastroenterology for my bad breath problem. I just want to get rid of bad breath
Possibly: Hi! Simply, the bacteria within the plaque on your teeth use sugars (including fructose) in a metabolism process called glycolysis, to get energy. The end product of this process is acid, which can breakdown the calcium phosphate in your tooth to start a cavity. This is why it is so important to remove the plaque on your teeth daily. Some fruits are acidic too which the damaging bacteria loves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Filling: Tooth decay is a hole in a tooth caused by the interaction between bacteria and sugar. The lesion must be cleaned and shaped, and the hole must be repaired with a filling of some sort. They don't get better on their own, only worse, so please see dentist soon. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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