In this episode, the doctors discuss the diagnosis and repair of cracked and broken teeth.
A cracked tooth is where a tooth has incompletely splintered but no part of the tooth has yet broken off. Cracks may not be visible.
A broken tooth is where a portion of the tooth has chipped off.
There are several steps in the evaluation of cracked and broken teeth -
The restoration of cracked or broken teeth depends on the extent of the damage -
Th doctors always try to save the damaged tooth. If the crack or fracture damage goes below the gum line, the tooth may have to be extracted and repaired with -
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