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Doctor insights on: Broken Tooth Repair

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Can a broken tooth grow back?

Can a broken tooth grow back?

No: Unfortunately a broken tooth cannot grow back. However, in many cases a broken tooth is completely repairable, and can be restored to full function. There are a few lucky animals, such as sharks, that can grow new sets of teeth. ...Read more

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Can a badly broken tooth be fixed?

Can a badly broken tooth be fixed?

Maybe or Maybe not: Yes if there is a sutiable foundational structure. No if there is no supportive structure. ...Read more

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What do you do for a broken tooth?

What do you do for a broken tooth?

See a dentist: for evaluation, diagnosis, x-rays and treatment options. If you are in pain from a broken tooth, you may want to take an NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC for pain relieve. ...Read more

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Broken tooth, no pain, is this normal?

Broken tooth, no pain, is this normal?

It is possible: Sometimes the broken tooth is painless as the nerve of the tooth might have died or previously had root canal therapy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to file a broken tooth?

Is it possible for me to file a broken tooth?

Not recommended: Your dentist should be the first person you call if you have any dental emergency. Take care. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what to do about a broken tooth?

Call a dentist: A dentist is trained to evaluate the broken tooth and determine if it is restorable or if it needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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For what length of time can I go without a crown on my broken tooth?

For what length of time can I go without a crown on my broken tooth?

Dentist to evaluate: The decision is yours. It is all dependent on where the tooth is located. The teeth in the back, should be addressed ASAP to avoid vertical fracture and possible tooth loss, which can add added aggrevation and monetary outlay. It is also dependent upon how much tooth structure in left in theoriginal preparation or area of decay. Have your dentist evaluate to be sure. ...Read more

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What am i supposed to do if I have a broken tooth and I have tried everything ?

What am i supposed to do if I have a broken tooth and I have tried everything ?

Call a dentist asap.: I hope you are not just afraid to see a dentist because despite of the technological advancement in dentistry for a great dental experience, a good number of people are still anxious to seek dental care. Most of them had painful experience in the past and will only be forced to see a dentist when the condition gets severe. Please go and see a dentist asap. Save your tooth. ...Read more

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