Cracked teeth have been traditionally treated by a process we call “containment”. The tooth is prepared so that restorative material will be around the tooth circumferentially and contain the cracked Read More
Treating Cracked Tooth Syndrome: The Diagnostic Provisional
It is a standard protocol to recommend a full coverage indirect restoration for patients who present with the symptoms we call "cracked tooth syndrome". I have personally suffered from multiple Read More
Is The Tooth Cracked?
On almost a daily basis I am challenged with trying to diagnose a "cracked" tooth. The easy ones are accompanied by the classic symptoms and respond positively to biting on a Tooth Sleuth or Orange Read More
Diagnosing Cracked Teeth with Transillumination
Diagnosing a cracked tooth can be one of the most challenging things we do in dentistry. The symptoms are often vague and differ from patient to patient. External examination is difficult at best, as Read More