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JOHN P. MEYER, D.D.S.
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Hornell, NY
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Dr. Meyer enjoys answering questions about dental care! This page contains dental facts and questions most frequently asked by patients. If you have a dental question, please feel free to submit it here.


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Why is my tooth sensitive to hot or cold?
Pain from any one tooth due to temperature variations often indicates a cavity getting close to the nerve of your tooth. You may still be able to have that tooth fixed with a filling. If you wait too long, the nerve can become irreparably damaged, and you could end up with serious pain. Don't wait too long before you see your dentist! X-rays will probably be necessary for a proper diagnosis. Did that answer your question? If not, let's try again!
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