cracked tooth


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cracked tooth

A tooth whose enamel and dentin are fractured.
See also: tooth
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He suffered a black eye, cracked tooth and bloody nose after he and two pals were ambushed by three yobs outside a kebab shop.
A cracked tooth is indicated by a sharp pain when you bite down or chew food and acute sensitivity to hot, cold, sweet or sour foods.
ADentist Phil Stemmer writes: Pain on eating sweet things is usually an early sign of decay, sensitivity of the neck of the tooth (caused by gum recession or incorrect or over-zealous brushing), a cracked tooth or problem with a filling.
Katie Dougal, nine, never regained consciousness after her heart "gave up" during a routine op on a cracked tooth.
Bruxism is linked to other painful oral health conditions like temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) or cracked tooth syndrome.