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How do you know if you have a cavity? I bit into a dried mango with added sugar and i caused my teeth to become more sensitive when chewing things

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Dr. Robin Santiago
Dentistry
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In brief: See your dentist!

Some cavities are large ; easy to see - many are hidden under the surface or inbetween your teeth ; may only be detectable on x-rays.
While sensitivity to sugar and discomfort may not be a cavity, it is certainly a strong possibility. Cavities do not fix themselves, they only grow bigger. The sooner they are filled the more tooth structure can be preserved ;the better off you ; your tooth will be.

In brief: See your dentist!

Some cavities are large ; easy to see - many are hidden under the surface or inbetween your teeth ; may only be detectable on x-rays.
While sensitivity to sugar and discomfort may not be a cavity, it is certainly a strong possibility. Cavities do not fix themselves, they only grow bigger. The sooner they are filled the more tooth structure can be preserved ;the better off you ; your tooth will be.
Dr. Robin Santiago
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Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
Dentistry

In brief: Generally speaking

If you are sensitive to cold and sweet, it is possible you have a cavity.
These sensations can also be present in individuals with receding gums. Not all cavities are visible clinically. Best to be evaluated by a dentist who can look both clinically and radiographically to advise you. Hope this helps.

In brief: Generally speaking

If you are sensitive to cold and sweet, it is possible you have a cavity.
These sensations can also be present in individuals with receding gums. Not all cavities are visible clinically. Best to be evaluated by a dentist who can look both clinically and radiographically to advise you. Hope this helps.
Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
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