Cracks are not easily observed with the naked eye, and often do not appear on radiographs,
and fine cracks may be observed in normal teeth without any symptoms.
Therefore, the diagnosis of cracked teeth is determined based on symptoms.
When the patient chews food, he/she will feel a strong, sharp pain, typically like an electric shock. Since it is symptomatic
treatment, a diagnosis is made when the same reaction is shown during repeated examinations at the dental clinic.
The treatment is carried out in the following order.
1) After the tooth is cut down, a temporary crown is placed on it, and when the symptoms disappear,
the final crown treatment is performed.
2) If symptoms remain even after the temporary crown, root canal therapy is performed,
and the final crown treatment is performed afterward.
3) If symptoms remain even after root canal therapy, the tooth may have to be extracted.
Because the treatment does not fundamentally cure the disease but rather slows the progression of cracks,
the lifespan of the tooth cannot be definitely guaranteed even after treatment.
Symptoms may appear again even when the treatment is completed because the symptoms subsided,
although such cases are rare. Of course, there are many cases where the teeth are used well for a long time.
Since it is difficult to predict the results of treatment of cracked teeth, treatment is carried out after sufficient explanation