Cavities – How to Tell if You Have One

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What Is a Cavity?


A cavity is what you get from
tooth decay — damage to a tooth. Decay can affect the outer coating of a tooth (called enamel) and the inner layer (called dentin).


Cavity Signs and Symptoms


The symptoms of a cavity will depend on how large it is and where it is in your mouth. You may not have any symptoms at first. They’ll get worse as the cavity gets larger, including:


  • Pain or a toothache that happens without warning


  • Sensitive teeth


  • Pain when you eat or drink sweet, hot, or cold things


  • Holes or pits in your teeth


  • Black, white, or brown tooth stains


  • Pain

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