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A 26-year-old female asked:

i have severe tooth pain emanating from a broken tooth, which broke due to a tmj disorder. what should my course of medical treatment be especially for long-term? what specialists should i consult

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Broken Tooth: See your general dentist for an evaluation. Although you may feel that your bruxism caused the fracture, there are other possibilities. Once that tooth is treated and restored, it would be wise to have a bruxism appliance fabricated. If a specialist is needed, your dentist will refer you.

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Last updated Nov 5, 2019

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