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Are these dreaded cavities? (w/ pics)

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Alliwantforxmas

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I’ve never had a cavity in my life, and I brush twice daily. I recently had a bad sore throat and while looking at my tonsils discovered that my molars were black in the center. I’m very alarmed. Are these bad cavities or stains? I do drink a lot of black coffee. Is it possible these marks are just blackened tartar or do I have dreaded tooth decay? I know I am overdue for a dentist appointment. It has been over a year. Thanks in advance your reply.
 

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You can't tell from a photo, you need to physically examine the tooth and possibly take x-rays. Sorry.
 
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Alliwantforxmas

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I was wondering if they look like them by appearance. I know X-rays are still needed. Thank you.
 
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