How did i get so many cavities?!

Question: How did i get so many cavities!?
the dentist told me i have 7 cavities and i dont think i do cause i brush at least twice a day and use Listerine twice a day and i dont eat much surgery foods much and i dont even drink pop, should i get it checked out by another dentist or do i just have bad teeth but i dont get it cause none of them hurt at allWww@Answer-Health@Com

First off, just because your teeth don't hurt doesn't mean you don't have a cavity!. Cavities only hurt when they become deep enough to hit the nerves in the gums!.

If you really do all those things (brush twice a day, use Listerine, don't eat many sugary foods and don't drink pop) then YES, get it checked out by another dentist!. It is possible that you have soft teeth (did either of your parents have soft teeth or lots of fillings!?) but it is also possible that you have a "crooked" dentist who will do fillings and then get payment from your insurance company!. You could ask the dentist why you have so many cavities when you do all the "right" things for your teeth - see what he/she says!.

If you don't believe the dentist or don't trust him/her, get a second (or third) opinion!.

Hope this helps!Www@Answer-Health@Com

How old are you and when was your last check up!? Usually, this many carious lesions are due to the pits and fissures in the chewing surfaces of the teeth which, unless treated with a sealant, will decay no matter what you do!. Some of these may be open to a different opinion [they are found using an explorer] as to the need to be restored and you might want to get another doc's idea!. If, however, they showed up on the x-ray and thus are between your teeth, then that's another story and your doc is probably correct!.Www@Answer-Health@Com

7 cavities is alot, when did you last have a check up before this one!? brushing twice a day is great, but you also need to floss!. if you don't floss, your missing over 50% of tooth surface!.
make sure you leave it at least 30 mins after eating before brushing!.

if your not happy , visit another dentist for a second opinion!.Www@Answer-Health@Com

Some things are just genetic!. If you drink coffee or tea, rinse out with water after you are don!. the sugar stays in your crevisis!.Www@Answer-Health@Com

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