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How soon can leaving a cavity untreated lead to tooth loss?
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In brief: Depends
Cavities can progress at different speeds for different people.
Check with your dentist.

In brief: Depends
Cavities can progress at different speeds for different people.
Check with your dentist.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
Dr. Justin Zumstein
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Dr. James Merrett
Dentistry
In brief: Cavity untreated
Well that depends on the size of the cavity? It also depends of your eating habits? It also depends on how well you take care of your teeth? The short answer is very quickly!

In brief: Cavity untreated
Well that depends on the size of the cavity? It also depends of your eating habits? It also depends on how well you take care of your teeth? The short answer is very quickly!
Dr. James Merrett
Dr. James Merrett
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
In brief: Variable
Depends on the severity of decay, extent and your habits.
If it is small it could take a couple years, if it is large it could take months. Know that most times cavities are larger than they appear.

In brief: Variable
Depends on the severity of decay, extent and your habits.
If it is small it could take a couple years, if it is large it could take months. Know that most times cavities are larger than they appear.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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