If you’ve had a cavity at some point in the past and gotten it filled, you might think you’re in the clear—the tooth is sealed, so nothing bad can happen to it, right?

Unfortunately, tooth decay can still happen underneath a filling, especially if the filling has been cracked, worn, or otherwise damaged. In these cases, bacteria can enter your tooth and a new cavity can start again.

What are the signs you might have a cavity forming underneath your filling?

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Top Signs You May Have a Cavity Under a Filling