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If your teeth are sensitive to heat or cold, is that a sign of having cavities?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be
But there are other things that would cause sensitivity in addition to cavities.
Could be fractured teeth, gum recession, abfractions (damage caused by malocclusion), and many other reasons. Please call your dentist to determine cause of problem and applicable solutions.

In brief: Could be
But there are other things that would cause sensitivity in addition to cavities.
Could be fractured teeth, gum recession, abfractions (damage caused by malocclusion), and many other reasons. Please call your dentist to determine cause of problem and applicable solutions.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
There are many causes for sensitive teeth.
See your dentist to determine the cause of the sensitivity.

In brief: Possibly
There are many causes for sensitive teeth.
See your dentist to determine the cause of the sensitivity.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
Dr. Justin Zumstein
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Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
Some people just have very sensitive teeth but does not mean they have a cavity.
In these cases, dentists will recommend sensodyne toothpaste for their sensitive teeth. Sometimes having sensitivity to heat and cold could be a sign of a cavity or gum recession.

In brief: Possibly
Some people just have very sensitive teeth but does not mean they have a cavity.
In these cases, dentists will recommend sensodyne toothpaste for their sensitive teeth. Sometimes having sensitivity to heat and cold could be a sign of a cavity or gum recession.
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dr. Stanley Lin
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
In brief: Sensitive teeth
Not necessarily. Sensitivity could also be from thinned enamel.
See your dentist soon.

In brief: Sensitive teeth
Not necessarily. Sensitivity could also be from thinned enamel.
See your dentist soon.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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