Cavities do not always produce symptoms and signs. When they do cause signs and symptoms, these can include visible holes in the tooth. When a cavity becomes large or deep, associated symptoms and signs can include toothache, tooth sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, pain when chewing, or even tooth loss if a portion of the tooth break apart.
Cause of cavities
Other cavities symptoms and signs
Main Article on Cavities Symptoms and Signs
Pictures, Images, Illustrations & Quizzes
19 Habits That Cause Bad Teeth
Is chewing ice bad for your teeth? How do you avoid rotten teeth? Learn how chewing ice, eating snacks, teeth grinding and other...
Dental (Oral) Health Quiz: Test Your Dental Hygiene IQ
Take the Dental Health Quiz to test your IQ of oral hygiene, cavities, and common tongue and gum diseases. This quiz covers...
Dental Images of Cavities, Dry Sockets, Gingivitis
Learn about dental problems such as cavities, gum disease, bad breath, and oral cancer. Explore procedures such as root canals,...
Oral Health: Conditions That Make Your Teeth Hurt
Got aching teeth? Your pain may be coming from somewhere other than your choppers.
Oral Health: What Your Breath May Say About Your Health
If your breath smells weird, it's probably just something you ate, like garlic or onions. But sometimes it can be something more....
Picture of Teeth
The teeth are the hardest substances in the human body. See a picture of the Teeth and learn more about the health topic.
Top Tips for Beautiful Teeth and Gums
Explore tips for beautiful teeth and gums. Brighten your smile and keep healthy gums with these easy and simple tools.
What Your Teeth and Gums Say About Your Health
See how diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and more health problems are related to gum disease and oral health.
Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter