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Symptoms of a New Cavity in Your Teeth
Posted on 5/20/2019 by Clay Keith dds
Are you concerned that you might have a cavity despite your best efforts to brush and floss? Cavities are incredibly common, although they don't always present the same way. These are some symptoms that might alert you to a new cavity. An Unexplained Toothache Do you have a new toothache and aren't sure of the cause? If so, a cavity may be the culprit, as tooth decay is one of the most common causes of toothaches. If you aren't suffering from any other health troubles or changes, a cavity may be the issue. Pain When Biting If you bite down and feel a sharp pain, you should be concerned about a cavity. This symptom may indicate inflammation, or it could signal that the pulp has been compromised due to a deep infection. Shooting pain is never a good sign, so you should make an appointment with us right away to check out your tooth. New Sensitivity Does one of your teeth suddenly feel very sensitive to eating or drinking certain things? This may include items that are especially hot, cold, sweet, or acidic. If so, a cavity might be in the works, and it may already reach into the sensitive dentin layer. You See a Hole or New Stain If the appearance of your tooth has changed, you may have a new cavity. This may include a small white spot, which could indicate a hole, or black and brown stains. With time, cavities can pick up stains from the beverages and foods that you consume, which can ultimately cause the cavity to change colors. Not all cavities have symptoms, especially during the early stages. That's why you need regular dental checkups in our office. In many cases, we can detect a cavity before you experience any of these unpleasant symptoms. Give us a call to set up your next appointment....
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