Cavities can cause sensitivity to one or more of the following: sweets, hot, cold, biting, and chewing. If the cavity is large enough that it reaches the nerve of the tooth, there may also be swelling and pus. There are short and long term fixes for pain relief. The dentist will conduct a through examination to determine the best treatment options.
How to Stop the Pain in a Tooth With a Cavity
If you are experiencing serious medical symptoms, seek emergency treatment immediately.