April 10th, 2018

Fusion Dental Care

How Your Cosmetic Dentist Can Help With Cracked Tooth Syndrome

What exactly is cracked tooth syndrome and what are the signs and symptoms of it? What causes cracked tooth syndrome and how can you prevent it? How is it treated? Find out the answer to these questions below.

What Cracked Tooth Syndrome Is

The definition of cracked tooth syndrome is when there is a crack in the tooth that doesn't show up on x-rays due to being too small. The crack may also be located under the gum, and it can be very difficult to identify it. Cracked tooth syndrome mostly affects molars, so if you do end up having it, the chances are it will be on your molars.

Signs & Symptoms

There are a number of signs and symptoms you should keep an eye out for, and one of them is pain when you bite food. You might experience discomfort when you eat too. Pain or discomfort could also be experienced when you are exposed to temperatures that are either cold or hot.

Also, when you have a cavity, the pain is usually constant. This isn't the case with cracked tooth syndrome, so expect pain and discomfort to come and go if you have it. Do keep in mind that some people experience no pain at all, but they may still have cracked tooth syndrome.

What Causes It

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Joe Crow

5 Top Things to Do in Raleigh, NC

With breweries, design shops, restaurants, and a free hybrid bus,  Raleigh's Moore Square area has become a can't-miss destination. Here's  what to do the next time you're in the North Carolina capital.

1. Poole's Downtown Diner

James  Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen has her own downtown  Raleigh empire, which includes coffee shop Joule and upscale chicken  joint Beasley's. But her best-known restaurant is Poole's Downtown Diner, which serves fresh takes on classic American comfort food using ingredients from North Carolina farms and producers.

2. Raleigh Denim Workshop

North Carolina has long been known for its textile industry. But Raleigh Denim wants to make sure people know that the Tarheel State designs textiles as well as manufacturing them. Its downtown workshop is home to “jeansmiths,” which still uses old-fashioned machines to create custom pairs of jeans. Once you've been measured, visit The Curatory, the workshop's store that celebrates and stocks N.C.-made products.

3. Trophy Brewing

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