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how long can i leave a broken tooth in my mouth before it gets risky?

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Dr. Richard Kelner
8 years experience Dentistry
Broken tooth: Once it is broken its risky from day one.
Answered on Mar 13, 2015
Dr. Mahesh Patel
38 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Better to get it fixed soon. A simple filling may be all that is necessary. Left untreated the cavity could get deeper necessitating a root canal and crown or extraction, which would cost a lot more.
Answered on May 10, 2013

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