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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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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I have a broken tooth after a nerve filling?

I have a broken tooth after a nerve filling?

For a broken tooth:: See your dentist to evaluate the tooth and whether or not it can be fixed and saved (and if so, how). Your own dentist can discuss all of this with you. ...Read more

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I have broken tooth with a large filling, what to do?

I have broken tooth with a large filling, what to do?

Phone call: Call your dentist. Large fillings make teeth more susceptible to fracture. The sooner your dentist can see you the greater the treatment choices available and the better the prognosis. This is a new problem for you, but your dentist deals with this every day. You can't fix this yourself...Please get help. ...Read more

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Is a crown or a veneer better for a half broken tooth?

Is a crown or a veneer better for a half broken tooth?

The rule of thumb: Of course porcelain veneers are very durable and can act as a splint for teeth with minor chipping and cracking. However, they cannot be applied when less than 50% of a tooth's natural structure remains. Veneers are not designed to fully restore damaged teeth, crowns are. ...Read more

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What should I do about a broken tooth post-root canal?

What should I do about a broken tooth post-root canal?

See your dentist: Sorry to hear that your tooth has broken after a root canal. Teeth after the root canal seldom as structurally sound as they were originally. And for this reason, they often require the placement of a post and crown for strengthening and protection. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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Broken tooth. What can I expect in terms of treatment?

Broken tooth. What can I expect in terms of treatment?

Depends: Depends on the severity of the fracture. Broken tooth can be repaired with a filling or crown. If the tooth is broken badly it may need to be pulled out. ...Read more

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Can a broken tooth be glued back together by a dentist?

Can a broken tooth be glued back together by a dentist?

Probably not: If your tooth is broken, it needs to be restored, not patched back together with the broken piece. Unless of course you are referring to a chipped front tooth with no cavities... In many instances, the chipped piece can be bonded back on and the results are superb. ...Read more

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What should I do for a broken tooth without seeing a dentist?

Not much: There is nothing that can be done that is effective and has a long term result without seeing a dentist. The broken tooth may become infected and you may want to see a dentist before this occurs. ...Read more

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What natural treatments could help the pain from a broken tooth?

What natural treatments could help the pain from a broken tooth?

Not aware: Some of our medical anesthetics came from natural substances such as curare, cocaine, opium. But I am not aware of anything that you could pick out of the yard that would help your toothache. Several otc preparations are available. ...Read more

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