Question? What are the symptoms of a cavity or how do I know if I have a cavity?
Answer: Many times there are no symptoms of a cavity. when a tooth hurts it may be too late to fix the cavity with a simple filling.
Question: How do I know if I have a cavity?
Answer? The dentist will do an exam and x-ray images. Cavities that can be found on the bitting surface are seen by the denitst. X-rays are needed to see cavities between the teeth.
Question: What if my teeth hurt when I eat sweets?
Answer: If a tooth hurts when you eat sweets it indicates a leaky filling or a cavity
question: What if my tooth hurts when I eat cold foods?
Answer: sensivity to cold food may indicate root exposure or a sensitive filling. Cold sensitivity after a filling is not unusual.
Question: What if a tooth is sensitve to hot foods?
Answer: Sensitivity to hot foods indicate a damaged nerve that needs a root canal treatment.
What causes tooth pain or toothaches? In this post I will discuss what causes a toothache and tooth pain and how to stop a toothache.