We see a lot of patients with little craze lines in a tooth. If left untreated the lines can turn into a larger crack and cause a good amount of discomfort when chewing and ultimately frank pain. In many times it can cause catastrophic failure of a tooth requiring extraction and replacement with a dental implant or a dental bridge.
Is work or school stressing you out?
Check out this article by the Academy of General Dentistry about a common condition called bruxism and see why we recommend oral appliances at Katy Trail Dental by clicking below. Call to make an appointment to be fitted for a custom night guard, do not waste your time with the over the counter soft bulky night guards. We have not seen one patient tolerate those well.