Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root. If you have a nasty toothache and remember biting down on something hard, it’s time to call Dr. Gburek, Dr. Barone, Dr. Moore & Dr. Hetrick. Don’t worry though, because the dental professionals at Summit Family Dental Care are committed to giving you the best oral care that Geneseo & Warsaw have to offer. To find out more about cracked tooth syndrome, read on.
Symptoms of Cracked Tooth Syndrome
Although this condition can vary a little bit for everyone, here are some common signs you may have cracked tooth or cracked cusp syndrome:
What Causes Cracked Tooth Syndrome?
There are a number of things that cause teeth to crack, but it is usually one of the following culprits:
Treating Cracked Tooth Syndrome
No one in Geneseo & Warsaw should have to deal with the pain and inconvenience of a cracked tooth. In addition to being extremely uncomfortable, CTS may allow nasty bacteria into the root and/or pulp chamber of the tooth. At that point, a root canal or even extraction will likely be necessary. If you think you have cracked tooth syndrome, visit Dr. Gburek, Dr. Barone, Dr. Moore & Dr. Hetrick before it becomes serious! If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, call Summit Family Dental Care today.
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