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Dental trauma

A broken tooth is a dental injury caused by mechanical impact, such as a blow, fall, or chewing hard food. The damage can affect various parts of the tooth, including the enamel, dentin, and even the root.

A broken tooth can cause pain, discomfort, increased sensitivity, and affect the aesthetics of a smile. Immediate treatment of a broken tooth helps prevent further damage and infection.

Symptoms:

  • Acute Tooth Pain. Painful sensations when biting or applying pressure to the tooth;
  • Tooth Sensitivity. Increased sensitivity to hot or cold;
  • Visible Damage. Presence of visible cracks or chips on the tooth;
  • Gum Bleeding. Bleeding in the area of the injured tooth;
  • Tooth Function Impairment. Difficulty in chewing or speaking.

Contraindications:

  • Severe Infections. Presence of infections in the oral cavity requiring preliminary treatment;
  • Systemic Diseases. Uncontrolled cardiovascular or immune conditions;
  • Allergy to Anesthetics and Materials. Need for alternative treatment methods.

Types of Treatments for a Broken Tooth

  • Crown Placement. Covering the broken tooth with a crown for protection and restoration of aesthetics;
  • Endodontic Treatment (Root Canal Therapy). Treating the inner part of the tooth and placing a post in case of pulp and root damage.
  • Conservative Treatment. Prescription of anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics to relieve pain and prevent infection;
  • Composite Restoration. Restoring the shape and function of the tooth using modern composite materials;

Broken Tooth Treatment Procedure

  • Consultation and Diagnosis. The dentist conducts an examination, takes a medical history, and orders X-rays to assess the condition of the tooth and surrounding tissues;
  • Conservative Treatment. Prescribing medications to relieve pain and inflammation and prevent infection;
  • Composite Restoration. Cleaning and preparing the tooth, applying composite material, and polishing to restore the shape and function of the tooth;
  • Crown Placement. Preparing the tooth, taking impressions or scanning, fabricating the crown in the lab, and placing it on the tooth;
  • Endodontic Treatment. Cleaning the root canals, filling them with special material, and restoring the crown part of the tooth.

Post-treatment Care

  • Follow the Doctor’s Recommendations. Take prescribed medications, adhere to rest and dietary guidelines;
  • Avoid Physical Strain. Limit activity for a few days after treatment;
  • Regular Check-ups. Monitor the condition of the tooth and assess treatment effectiveness;
  • Maintain Oral Hygiene. Regularly brush teeth and use antiseptic mouthwashes;
  • Avoid Hard and Sticky Foods. Prevent additional damage to teeth and gums.

FAQ

How long does broken tooth treatment take?

The duration of treatment depends on the extent of tooth damage and the chosen treatment method and can range from a single visit to several weeks.

Is broken tooth treatment painful?

Treatment may involve some discomfort, but modern methods and anesthesia minimize pain.

Can a broken tooth be fully restored?

In most cases, significant improvement and restoration of the tooth’s function and aesthetics are possible with timely treatment.

What restrictions should be followed after broken tooth treatment?

Avoid physical exertion, follow a proper diet, and adhere to the doctor’s recommendations.

Advantages

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Dental treatment photo protocol

During the initial consultation we will definitely carry out photodiagnostics of the condition of the teeth and portrait photography in our photo studio if you are preparing for orthodontic treatment, prosthetics, or teeth whitening. Next we take a photo of the current treatment and at the end you can see the result of your treatment in the photo.

Photos are attached to your electronic health record and help you participate equally and track your treatment progress.

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Painless treatment

A mixture of nitric oxide and oxygen in a small concentration reduces the level of anxiety and control in anticipation of what is happening in the dentist's chair.
Indicated for children after three years for any type of treatment, adolescences and adults as well.

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Digital treatments protocols

We have implemented accurate digital protocols for surgical planning and aesthetic prosthetics in adult patients in the planning of orthodontic treatment for the smallest patients in difficult cases.

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Comprehensive approach

Each patient who comes to our clinic for the first time receives a detailed comprehensive consultation of several specialists on the state of oral health. This is necessary in order to develop an individualized treatment plan that is suitable for this particular person, based on a complex of problems in the oral cavity, and not on a single decayed tooth.

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