Doctors for Broken Tooth in Club Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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Broken Tooth is usually caused by trauma, from biting down into something or receiving a hard blow on the face. Tooth may also break due to decay. Broken tooth may range from a minor chipping off the tooth to the entire tooth being knocked away. Symptoms of broken tooth are minor chipping of the tooth; complete breaking of tooth, sometimes accompanied by pain or bleeding gums. Cracked tooth is another case of broken tooth in which there is incomplete fracture of the dentine.
HOW IS BROKEN TOOTH DIAGNOSED?
A dentist diagnoses a broken tooth by physical examination. The dentist diagnoses the type of fracture from the different types namely: minor cracks, chips, cracked tooth, broken cusp, split tooth, serious breaks, vertical breaks, decay induced break. Depending on the type of fracture a dentist treats the broken tooth.
HOW IS BROKEN TOOTH TREATED?
Various treatments are used by dentists to treat a broken tooth depending on the type of breakage. They include:
1. Using a filling material
2. Polishing the cracks
3. Root canal treatment
4. Putting a crown
5. Surgery in worse cases
DID YOU KNOW?
In most tooth breakages, the remaining tooth may need to be protected with a crown.