cracked tooth


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cracked tooth

A tooth whose enamel and dentin are fractured.
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The re-sulting diseases are gingivitis, pulpitis, periodontitis, pericoronitis, alveolar osteitis, osteomylitis, cellulites, specific and non specific ulcers, mucogingival lesions, temporomandibular joint disorders, sinusitis, cracked tooth syndrome, bruxism, wisdom teeth emerging, odontogenic and non-odotogenic cysts,etc.
She was taken to hospital to have the cracked tooth (and all eight of her remaining baby teeth removed) but afterwards she refused to open her mouth to even speak and had to be fed through a tube.
The knifeman was white, 5ft 7ins, aged 17 to 18, "very skinny", with blond hair and a cracked tooth.
Keith Foster, 22, supermarket worker, Middlesbrough: "I've a cracked tooth, but can't get registered.
Currently, patients who lose a tooth generally receive a titanium implant inserted into their jaws, or they have crowns cemented over a cracked tooth.
Bennett spent Thursday afternoon in the dentist's chair, having a temporary false tooth installed and getting a patchup job on a cracked tooth, all courtesy of a Michael Williams elbow in Wednesday's game with Vancouver.
Even many non-grinders clench occasionally while sleeping, and for people who don't have dental healthcare coverage, one bad round of nighttime clenching could lead to a cracked tooth and unexpected dental bills in the thousands.