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What could be causing all of these dental cavities after having a molar extraction?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Easy answer

Not practicing good oral hygiene, a carbohydrate-rich diet and neglect.
The dental extraction had nothing to do with it. You should brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoridated toothpaste, floss once a day, stay away from sweets and carbonated beverages and visit your dentist 2x a year.

In brief: Easy answer

Not practicing good oral hygiene, a carbohydrate-rich diet and neglect.
The dental extraction had nothing to do with it. You should brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoridated toothpaste, floss once a day, stay away from sweets and carbonated beverages and visit your dentist 2x a year.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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In brief: Not sure....

Were you cavity free before the extraction? Did you have the molar extracted as a first visit or emergency appointment & then return for a total exam only to find you have other problems.
Only the dentist providing this information to you can answer....You need to have more discussion with your dentist so you understand your personal situation better.

In brief: Not sure....

Were you cavity free before the extraction? Did you have the molar extracted as a first visit or emergency appointment & then return for a total exam only to find you have other problems.
Only the dentist providing this information to you can answer....You need to have more discussion with your dentist so you understand your personal situation better.
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