Cracked teeth is a problem that happens when your teeth breaks or cracks at a corner or even in the middle because of some injury. In some people, this could have happened because of a childhood trauma or accident. Nevertheless the appearance of cracked teeth need no symptoms and you can easily see them. But one may have pain and trouble eating or chewing.
HOW IS CRACKED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
Dentists diagnose cracked tooth through physical examination. In case you have been in an accident or have a dental cavity that has caused cracked tooth, the dentist may order for a dental X-ray to examine the damage
HOW IS CRACKED TEETH TREATED?
Some cracks continue to be present even after treatment. A cracked tooth is treated based on the type of crack present on the tooth. Cracks that extend beyond the gum line are not treatable. Root canal treatment followed by crown placement prevents further cracking. Split tooth can be treated through endodontic treatment to save the remaining portion of teeth
DID YOU KNOW?
The dentistry procedure may have a solution but it’s best to have a healthy diet and take good care of your teeth to prevent them from chipping and cracking naturally.