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Cracked tooth syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome is the term that refers to an incomplete fracture of a vital posterior tooth that involves the dentin and occasionally extends into the pulp.

This patient from Outremont came to Prisma Dentistes with this condition and had the following symptoms:

Dr. Lechner treated this patient. He cleaned the fracture line and then filled it with a composite material.

The symptoms that the patient had were gone following the treatment.

If the symptoms had persisted, a root canal treatment and a porcelain crown may have been necessary.

Before: Cracked tooth                             Cleaned fracture line                              After the filling

 

 

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