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What is the treatment for cracked tooth syndrome?

What is the treatment for cracked tooth syndrome?

Crown: Usually a crown would be recommended for cracked tooth syndrome. In some cases, you may need a root canal too if the crack has progressed close enough to irritate the nerve. ...Read more

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What does be the treatment for a cracked tooth?

What does be the treatment for a cracked tooth?

Treatment for CTS: Treatments for cracked tooth syndrome is not always successful. The tooth may be restored with a crown. About 28% of teeth with cracked tooth syndrome require root canals and crown. In more complicated cases the tooth may be extracted. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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How to know if my cracked tooth is adult or baby?

How to know if my cracked tooth is adult or baby?

Permanent, adult: Permanent dentition begins at 6 years and is completed at 17-21 years. At age 37 most likely is a permanent tooth. ...Read more

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How do dentists treat a cracked tooth?

How do dentists treat a cracked tooth?

Root canal or crown: Teeth without symptoms nor decay do not need treatment. If a tooth is sensitive to cold or sweets and has a crack associated with these symptoms, but does not hurt to bite on ever, then perhaps a filling is recommended. If an instant sharp pain is felt upon biting or the release from biting at specific times, then a crown is first recommended. If it has a crown, then a root canal is recommended. ...Read more

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Can having a filling lead to a cracked tooth?

Can having a filling lead to a cracked tooth?

Not uncommon: A tooth restored with amalgam filling does not reinforce your teeth and it is common to see cracks and ultimately fractures of your teeth caused by the way the tooth is wedged with a metal filling between its cusp tips. Like any other filling, amalgam should be replaced with crown when cracks exist. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does the dentist do to a cracked tooth ?

Can doctors tell me what does the dentist do to a cracked tooth ?

It depends upon: The location and size of the fracture as well as how much intact tooth structure and supporting bone is left. It may be a filling, a crown, root canal therapy, or an extraction. See a dentist and discuss the options in your case. ...Read more

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Is it possible to keep my cracked-tooth intact with my gum without removing or doing root canal by taking sincere care?

Is it possible to keep my cracked-tooth intact with my gum without removing or doing root canal by taking sincere care?

Crack will get worse: No, your cracked tooth can only get worse not better. If you have symptoms your choices are a crown, crown/root canal, or removal. The recommended treatment depends on how severe the crack is. ...Read more

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I need help I have a cracked tooth but cant afford a dentist what should I do in the meantime, Also I have freezing teeth a lot.

I need help I have a cracked tooth but cant afford a dentist what should I do in the meantime,  Also I have freezing teeth a lot.

Can't afford: You can't afford not to see a Dentist. A filling is much less expensive than having to replace a tooth. Cold sensitivity may be due to tooth infection or gum infection. Please see a Dentist now. Work out a payment plan. Or contact Social Services, or go to a University Dental School, or perhaps you are eligible for Medicaid Dental Benefits. ...Read more

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Can a hairline cracked tooth cause a burning feeling inside of the tooth when bending your head down? The tooth is located in the bottom front.

Can a hairline cracked tooth cause a burning feeling inside of the tooth when bending your head down? The tooth is located in the bottom front.

Not related: A cracked tooth or incomplete tooth fracture is a possible source of intermittent toothache. The pain that has a tingling or burning quality pain still persists when bending your head down, it is possible that the source of your problem is not in your teeth. See a dentist for a differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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