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My tooth has a small brownish spot. The hole is roughly 1 mm deep. Could this be a root canal? What are the signs for one?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: Could be

Could be cavity or enamel pit.
May need filling. Understand if you see 1mm, you don't see the full extent of the problem. It's like an iceberg. See your Dentist ASAP to have little problem fixed before it gets to be a big one.

In brief: Could be

Could be cavity or enamel pit.
May need filling. Understand if you see 1mm, you don't see the full extent of the problem. It's like an iceberg. See your Dentist ASAP to have little problem fixed before it gets to be a big one.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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In brief: Caries

It sounds like a cavity.
how deep is unknown. Please see a dentist to have it evaluated and treated. Failure to do so will result in the cavity getting bigger.

In brief: Caries

It sounds like a cavity.
how deep is unknown. Please see a dentist to have it evaluated and treated. Failure to do so will result in the cavity getting bigger.
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