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When a Cracked Tooth Will Need to Come Out

Posted on 7/26/2021 by Joshua M. Ignatowicz DMD & Associates
When a Cracked Tooth Will Need to Come OutA broken tooth is a cracked tooth. The crack can be on the biting surface, in the outer enamel, or you may have a fully split tooth. It is also possible that the tooth could be cracked in several places. The cracks could cause the tooth to be in several pieces. In fact, if large pieces have cracked and are separated from the rest of the tooth, you may need to have the tooth extracted.

Seek Professional Dental Help for Cracked Teeth

If you have a cracked tooth, you have two options. You can leave it alone and hope for the best, or you can have our staff assess the tooth to see if you need further action. It is a good idea to come into our office so we can assess the extent of the damage. For instance, if the crack is only on the surface, we may advise you to leave it alone. If the cracked tooth has extensive damage, we may advise you to let us remove the tooth so you are not in danger of infection in that tooth as well as in the rest of your body.

Call to Make an Appointment Today for Your Cracked Tooth

If you suspect you have a cracked tooth or a toothache you cannot explain, it is a good idea to consult with us so we can help you determine what is going on in your mouth. It is important to find out the extent of the damage to your tooth as soon as possible. Stop into our office or give us a call, and we will be happy to work you into our schedule as soon as possible. Do not let your toothache distract you from calling our office right away. We are here to help you.
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