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Will i need a new crown if the porcelain crown on my tooth has a crack in it and looks like it might break?

Will i need a new crown if the porcelain crown on my tooth has a crack in it and looks like it might break?

Of course, new: Dental crowns can break, or more precisely the porcelain component of one may fracture. It will need to be replaced with a new one. ...Read more

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Help dental experts! my tooth cracked while i was eating?

Help dental experts! my tooth cracked while i was eating?

Ouch: You'll need to see a local la palma dentist to evaluate the damage. Could be a simple fix, could involve more extensive care like a crown. It may be due to an underlying cavity, so the sooner you go the better the chance the tooth can be saved. I'd hate for you to loose it... ...Read more

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Tooth chipped and fell out while eating a little piece cracked and fell out from back of the tooth will this give me pain?

Tooth chipped and fell out while eating a little piece cracked and fell out from back of the tooth will this give me pain?

Most likely it will.: It is never a good idea to ignore a "chipped tooth". Unlike bones and other tissues teeth never heal or repair themselves. It isost likely that the tooth will continue to break apart with eventual pain or worse (abscess). Keep it clean until you can see your dentist, but don't wait too long. ...Read more

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Is cracked tooth syndrome the same thing as a fractured tooth? Part of one of my molars cracked off while eating last night, and i'm trying to do research to figure out what happened. Are they the same thing? .

Is cracked tooth syndrome the same thing as a fractured tooth? Part of one of my molars cracked off while eating last night, and i'm trying to do research to figure out what happened. Are they the same thing?


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Not really: "cracked tooth syndrome" is what we use to describe a tooth that usually acts normal but if you bite a certain way you get a shooting pain. A crown is the treatment of choice. The crack is not usually detectable. A cracked tooth is when a tooth fractures. This is usually caused by underlying decay that weakens the tooth or by a very large filling. This almost always shows up on an x-ray or exam. ...Read more

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Can you explain what are these little cracks on my tooth?

Can you explain what are these little cracks on my tooth?

Cracks: if they are symptomatic ( hurt) or unesthetic-( you dont like how they look) or your dentist suggests they need treatment, they need treatment.. In most cases they dont receive treatment however ...Read more

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How do I know if i cracked my tooth?

How do I know if i cracked my tooth?

A sure sign: If there are particular times when you bite into a tooth and their is an instant sharp pain upon biting or letting go, and then the pain is gone just that quickly as well, then you have a cracked tooth pretty much for sure. It can be sensitive to sweets and cold as well. But the biting thing is the important finding here. These teeth are recommended for crowns. If a crown is present, a root canal. ...Read more

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My daughters tooth cracked and its dying can it be filled?

My daughters tooth cracked and its dying can it be filled?

Can or should or ?: Without actually seeing your daughter and an x-ray of the tooth, no one can tell you whether or not the tooth can be saved, should be saved or how best to treat it if salvageable. Please have her seen by a local dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Should i put a crown on a cracked tooth?

Should i put a crown on a cracked tooth?

Recommended: However, if the fractured is deep and the damage extends to the nerve chamber, root canal treatment and crown is another option. ...Read more

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Could you put a crown on a cracked tooth?

Could you put a crown on a cracked tooth?

Can\Should?: It is essential to try to determine the extent, depth and location of the crack. Some teeth can be protected & saved with a crown (+RCT\?), while others are hopeless & doomed to failure even with a crown, and sometimes we are unsure and crown the tooth with the hope it will be a long-lasting restoration. It would be great if we had better diagnostic tools and a crystal ball. Listen to DDS. ...Read more

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Will it hurt to get a cracked tooth fixed?

Will it hurt to get a cracked tooth fixed?

Painless: dental treatment may sound like an oxymoron, but new techniques and advanced anesthesia are making it a reality for many patients. It helps you to save cracked teeth, maintain your natural smile, continue eating the foods you love and improve your general health. ...Read more

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What can I do about a faded or cracked tooth?

What can I do about a faded or cracked tooth?

Filling or crown: Depending on how badly and deeply the tooth is cracked it can be fixed with a composite (white) filling or it may need a crown. If it is only cosmetic and in the front a veneer can also be placed. ...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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My back tooth cracked but only hurts when I'm laying down ?

My back tooth cracked but only hurts when I'm laying down ?

You need care now: When you lie down the blood pressure in your head increases which can cause throbbing in areas with inflammation or infection. This won't cure itself. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more

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What Can My Boyfriend Do To Reduce Pain From A Cracked Tooth.?

What Can My Boyfriend Do To Reduce Pain From A Cracked Tooth.?

Cracked Tooth: The best course of action at this juncture would be to be evaluated by a dental professional. Early treatment is always best. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could someone possibly fix a hairline crack in my front tooth?

Could someone possibly fix a hairline crack in my front tooth?

Watch or treat: A lot of the time it matters if you are haing problems with the tooth. Also if you grind or clench your teeth could indicate treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if my cracked tooth is adult or baby?

Can you tell me how to know if my cracked tooth is adult or baby?

Some thoughts..: Primary teeth are usually a bit smaller than secondary teeth, and primary teeth are usually all lost by 15 years old, but not always. Fact is, regardless if it is adult or baby, it needs to be evaluated by a dentist. The dentist will tell you for sure what type of tooth it is and what can be done for it. Guessing is not a good option. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use a crown to cover chipped, cracked or broken tooth?

Is it ok to use a crown to cover chipped, cracked or broken tooth?

It is OK: Dental crowns are designed to encase and protect teeth that have been weakened by decay, infection, or serious structural damage. See your dentist for examination, x-ray and crown if needed. ...Read more

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