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Do Cavities Hurt? What Happens, and Why They Should Get Filled
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Do Cavities Hurt? What Happens, and Why They Should Get Filled

Most people think that toothaches and cavities go together. While they often do, some cavities hurt very little or not at all—at first. Likewise, a tooth can experience pain without a cavity.  Any cavity, whether it hurts a little, a lot, or not at all, should be taken seriously and fixed as soon as possible....

How Long Should a Cavity Filling Be Sensitive?
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How Long Should a Cavity Filling Be Sensitive?

In almost all cases, a dental filling is the best solution for a cavity caused by tooth decay. Once the procedure is done, patients are often surprised to still have some sensitivity or even pain. This is normal—to a degree. But if sensitivity is extreme or lasts too long, it could mean there is a...