We can all agree that cracked teeth don't look great. But did you know cracks can lead to tooth loss and other issues?
Cracked teeth are painful and vulnerable. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can repair cracks and protect your oral health.
But I don't see any cracks in my teeth...
AREN'T ALWAYS OBVIOUS
Pain when Chewing
If you experience pain when you bite down or chew, it could be due to many oral health issues, including a crack you cannot see.
Pain with No Clear Cause
If a toothache starts for no apparent reason, it could be due to any number of oral health issues, including a fractured tooth.
Do I need to worry about cracking a tooth?
Certain Bad Habits
INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR CRACKS
Anyone can suffer a cracked tooth, but you face a greater risk if you:
Grind or clench your teeth
Have misaligned teeth
Play contact sports
Chew ice or fingernails
Eat large quantities of sugary foods
Have an eating disorder
Suffer from acid reflux