WONDER #647: What Is a Cavity?

Question 1 of 3

What do most people call dental caries?

  1. cavities
  2. toothaches
  3. false teeth
  4. orthodontists

Question 2 of 3

What do dentists often give patients to numb the pain associated with filling cavities?

  1. toothpaste
  2. mouthwash
  3. dental floss
  4. anesthetic

Question 3 of 3

If you have a cavity, a dentist will usually fix it with a what?

  1. crown
  2. false teeth
  3. filling
  4. cap

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