What to do About a Cracked Tooth

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The enamel layer of your teeth is made up of densely packed microscopic mineral crystals that are very strong and durable. Unfortunately, there are still times where something like a fall, or a blow to the face can crack the enamel layer and potentially damage the internal structures of the tooth. This can be a very serious cause for concern. If one of your teeth is cracked, you should call Groover Family Dentistry at 912-354-9541 to address the problem quickly.

If the crack in your tooth also causes a persistent or sharp pain, it often means that the damage extends into the dentin layer or possibly the root. In a situation like that, you may need a root canal, in order to rebuild the internal structure of the tooth.

Even if the crack in the enamel is limited to the enamel layer, and you experience no undue pain or problems, you should still have Groover Family Dentistry look at it, to help you understand your treatment options. In some cases, the area can be repaired with a cosmetic bonding, filling or a crown.

If you have cracked tooth you need to call Groover Family Dentistry at 912-354-9541 to assess the situation and schedule an appointment.