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Management of Cracked Teeth: A Report of Two Cases

Arunajatesan Subbiya, Nagarajan Geethapriya, Suresh Mitthra, Paramasivam Vivekanandhan

Keywords : Cracked tooth, Hypersensitivity, Masticatory force, Root canal treatment.

Citation Information : Subbiya A, Geethapriya N, Mitthra S, Vivekanandhan P. Management of Cracked Teeth: A Report of Two Cases. J Oper Dent Endod 2018; 3 (1):48-51.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10047-0056

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Cracked tooth is an incomplete crack running in the crown of the tooth starting from the cervical portion. The crack may be initiated by excessive masticatory force or unintentional bruxism. Initially, they do not present with any symptoms, but later, these cracked teeth develop pain and sensitivity, which requires treatment. Here, we have presented two case reports diagnosed as cracked teeth, which were managed successfully by root canal treatment. The cases were followed up and the patients are asymptomatic. This proves that root canal treatment is a viable choice of treatment for cracked teeth.


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