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Subject: Why do sweets cause teeth pain on contact?

Date: Thu Feb 3 19:44:26 2000
Posted by Marino Hernandez
Grade level: undergrad School: No school entered.
City: Bethlehem State/Province: PA Country: USA
Area of science: Medicine
ID: 949628666.Me

Sometimes when eating candy, one or more teeth will get a throbbing pain. What my question is, how can the pain start
so suddenly, as soon as the tooth touches the sugar?  Do microorganisms cause the pain?

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