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What is the treatment for cracked tooth syndrome?

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Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dr. Stanley Lin
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dentistry - Endodontics

In brief: Varied

All teeth have superficial cracks! it is only when cracks deepen that they become symptomatic.
Usually is starts w/ a sharp pain when chewing a bagel, nuts, popcorn, etc. Also the tooth may be sensitive to cold. As the crack deepens, chewing pain increases, cold sensitivity lingers, and heat sensitivity starts. In time all these symtoms increase and occur w/ less time intervals. Treatment ranges fr.

In brief: Varied

All teeth have superficial cracks! it is only when cracks deepen that they become symptomatic.
Usually is starts w/ a sharp pain when chewing a bagel, nuts, popcorn, etc. Also the tooth may be sensitive to cold. As the crack deepens, chewing pain increases, cold sensitivity lingers, and heat sensitivity starts. In time all these symtoms increase and occur w/ less time intervals. Treatment ranges fr.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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In brief: It Depends

Depending on the severity and location of the fracture, treatment options include a filling, a crown, sometimes root canal therapy or even extraction.

In brief: It Depends

Depending on the severity and location of the fracture, treatment options include a filling, a crown, sometimes root canal therapy or even extraction.
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