Cracked teeth are becoming more common as people are keeping their teeth longer.
Cracked teeth can be caused by:
Tooth Decay – When a tooth has decay and still after the tooth has been repaired with restorative materials, the tooth is weakened and more prone to a fracture
Grinding – also known as Bruxism, is a habit of grinding or clenching of the teeth, this action can cause cracking or grinding wear on the teeth.
Treatment for Cracked Teeth: Depending on the severity of the crack and assessment of the biting force on the tooth, treatment can vary from a simple restorative material or a CEREC or Porcelain Crown.
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