Tooth decay can damage teeth with or without fillings.
Cavities will be diagnosed by our Dentists during your regular examination and cleaning. We don’t always recommend that every cavity be filled. If its small , our Dentists may just keep an eye on it. If it is a large cavity and not filled, it can get bigger and cause pain. A filling will restore your tooth back to its normal function so you can eat and chew without sensitivity or pain. If decay is left untreated, it could damage the nerve of your tooth which could lead to root canal treatment or even worse, extraction.