Cracked or fractured teeth are common dental occurrences.
Causes of cracked teeth:
- biting hard objects
- grinding or clenching
Symptoms of a cracked tooth may include:
unexplained pain when eating
sensitivity to warm and cold foods
pain with no obvious cause
difficulty pinpointing the location of the pain
How cracked teeth are treated:
- watching to see if the symptoms subside
- placing a crown on the affected tooth
- performing root canal therapy prior to placing a crown
Contact our practice to learn more about cracked teeth.