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Will i need a crown if cusp of my molar has broken off?

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In brief: Not necessarily

Have your dentist evaluate the tooth for the proper restoration.
Can't tell over the internet how bad the break is.

In brief: Not necessarily

Have your dentist evaluate the tooth for the proper restoration.
Can't tell over the internet how bad the break is.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Robert Tupac
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
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In brief: Usually

If the cusp is one of the main chewing parts of your molar, by all means.

In brief: Usually

If the cusp is one of the main chewing parts of your molar, by all means.
Dr. Robert Tupac
Dr. Robert Tupac
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Perhaps

These types of questions cannot be properly answered over the internet without actually being able to see the tooth in question, evaluate the occlusion and see an x-ray of the tooth.
Most teeth where the cusp has broken off are better off having a crown rather than a filling, although that is not always the case.

In brief: Perhaps

These types of questions cannot be properly answered over the internet without actually being able to see the tooth in question, evaluate the occlusion and see an x-ray of the tooth.
Most teeth where the cusp has broken off are better off having a crown rather than a filling, although that is not always the case.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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