Ignoring a cavity is never a good idea. Cavities progress in stages, and if caught early, a cavity may not even need a filling. However, the problem with tooth decay is that it’s generally not painful until the cavity grows large enough to involve the inner nerves of the teeth .
What this means is that your cavity may take several months or even longer to show symptoms, which makes your regular dental checkups all the more important. But what happens if you either don’t know about existing tooth decay in your mouth, or you ignore it?
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