How to deal with cracked molar?

Your teeth are extremely hard and strong. However, they are prone to cracking and chipping as well. Biting down on something hard or being hit in the face are some of the reasons you could fracture your tooth and lose a part of it. The tooth may hurt for some time when it chips or breaks, but over the long haul, chipped teeth are not painful. If they have broken in a manner where they expose the nerves and pulp underneath, they can give rise to infections and oral decay.

Cracked molar repair is not possible. A lot of doctors recommend removal of broken tooth in order to heal the wound or prevent the gum from getting infected. The immediate cracked tooth treatment is to get pain relief. The doctor would prescribe you pain medications for that. You can abstain from consuming foods that are too hot, too cold or too spicy to bring relief to your broken tooth. Clove oil can also be used to relieve the pain that you experience in the tooth.

Avoid putting any pressure on the tooth. You may have to avoid consuming foods that are too hard or chewy, to give some rest to your affected tooth.

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How to repair a chipped tooth that chipped on the surface?

Chipped tooth repair at home is not very easy. If you have a chipped, cracked, or broken tooth, it is important to get in touch with your doctor as soon as possible. If you do not remedy this condition immediately, it is possible that you may get a gum or tooth infection. If you want to save your tooth from being completely removed, medical treatment may be needed immediately. To dull the pain, you can take a pain killer. However, at home, you would not be able to repair your chipped tooth. A doctor can help you get a crown on your tooth. This improves the cosmetic appearance of your teeth and also helps prevent an infection from spreading.

To prevent infection from setting in while your doctor is yet to put a crown on it, rinse your mouth with warm salt water. You can also temporarily cover the broken tooth with a piece of wax or chewing gum so that it does not cut or scrape the insides of your cheeks or your tongue. However get medical approval before doing so. To repair chipped tooth, you may also have to consume soft foods for some time. Avoid consuming hardened food items and also avoid biting on your broken tooth to promote healing.

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Treatment for broken molar on the left hand side and pain?

Broken tooth treatment should not be delayed at all. If you have a broken tooth, it is best to get it checked by a dentist as soon as possible. One of the results of ignoring a chipped tooth is the pain that slowly sets in. As the pulp inside your tooth is exposed due to its cracking or chipping, bacteria may come in contact with it and cause infection. The best way to deal with such a situation is to get a root canal performed. The pain in the tooth is caused mainly from the nervous pulp inside your tooth. The tooth may be removed in case there is severe infection or the pain is very sharp. However, most dentists avoid removing the tooth if there are other alternatives to it.

If there is swelling in your gums, a thorough dental work would need to be done. The treatment itself is dependent on the exact nature of the chipping or breaking of the tooth. A crown can put on the tooth to improve cosmetic appearance and protect the tooth from further decay and damage. Apart from this, the cracked molar treatment also includes prescription of antibiotics in order to mitigate the likelihood of an infection.

answered by G R

What foods can be eaten after wisdom teeth extraction?

If you have recently got your wisdom tooth removed, it is important to give additional consideration to the kinds of food you are consuming. Such foods are consumed to reduce the risk of additional trauma to the tooth. You also need to minimize the risk of bleeding in the tooth. Eat soft foods or liquids. Any food that does not require chewing should be consumed till the doctor advises you that it would be safe to consume foods that require chewing.

It is also important to avoid foods that are hot as this would cause bleeding in your mouth. The safest wisdom tooth extraction food is ice cream because it is not only cold, but also soft. Consume foods that are non-acidic in nature. Some of the foods that you can safely consume include scrambled eggs that are very soft, pudding, oatmeal, mashed potatoes, jelly, and milkshakes. You can also make some cold smoothies as they are both nutritious as well as soft to eat. You can also eat some frozen yogurt or some flavored yogurt as this is filling as well as nutritious. You can also eat soft foods such as mashed papayas or strained peaches. Note that this is only temporary, and within 2 to 3 days, you would be able to stop with food to eat after wisdom tooth extraction.

answered by G M

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