These 5 Cavity Warning Signs Mean You Should Head to Your Dentist Now

Rhonda Kaufman, D.D.S., Associate Director of Clinical Education

September 16, 2019
Rhonda Kaufman, D.D.S.

You bite into an apple, and suddenly you wince: Your tooth hurts. Maybe it’s a dull pain, or maybe it’s strong enough to make you stop eating. Are you just being too sensitive, or do you need to see the dentist to figure out what’s going on?

Doubts about when it’s time to see a professional are common, and the issue can get even more complicated when you’re a parent trying to interpret your child’s complaints of tooth pain. This confusion has led to very real consequences, said TCDM's Dr. Rhonda Kaufman, a Clinical Practice Leader at Touro Dental Health.

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