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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 4

In Part 4 of our series on teeth fractures we will discuss two cases of fractures in back teeth (molars) where there were no restorations (fillings), but the fractures were significant enough for the teeth to be lost. It’s actually much more common to see fractures in […]

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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 3

In Part 3 of our discussion on tooth fractures we will discuss fractures that occur in a back tooth (a molar) secondary to having large restorations (fillings) in the tooth. This photograph shows a lower molar that has a very large silver filling which has been in […]

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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 2

In Part 2 of our series on dental fractures we will look at simple fractures in the enamel of the tooth. The case study for this type of fracture is an elderly gentleman who was initially seen in another office where he received a diagnosis of severe […]

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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture?

In a 4-Part series we are going to be discussing fractures in the teeth – what they are and how a dentist can repair them. In order to best understand a problem with a tooth, we need to first understand what a healthy tooth looks like and […]

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