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Cracked Teeth


There are many different types of cracked teeth. Cracked teeth show a variety of symptoms, including erratic pain when chewing, possibly with release of biting pressure, or pain when your tooth is exposed to temperature extremes. In many cases, the pain may come and go, and your dentist may have difficulty locating which tooth is causing the discomfort. If you are experiencing these dental symptoms or suspect a cracked tooth, see an endodontist, who specializes in saving cracked teeth.

The treatment and outcome for your tooth depends on the type, location and extent of the crack. If you think you have a cracked tooth, it's important to seek treatment quickly, before the problem gets worse. Once treated, most cracked teeth continue to function and provide years of comfortable chewing.

Read more about treatment of cracked teeth from the American Association of Endodontists.

Information provided courtesy of the American Association of Endodontists. Copyright© 1995-2016.
Mt. Scott Endodontics
Matthew R. Baumgarth, DDS, MS


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