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Cavities weaken teeth, increasing the chance of a broken or chipped tooth. This structural damage can cause chewing problems. Additionally, cavities may cause pain in response to hot or cold foods and liquids. This pain can also lead to chewing problems.
American Dental Association answeredCavities can cause sensitivity to touch and hot and cold as well as weaken teeth. Recessed gums can also expose the roots to tooth root decay. All of these factors can make chewing a painful experience.