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If your tooth is broken will the dentist pull it fill it or do a root canal?

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2018-02-18 13:16:37

Possibly a root canal. Or he could put a false half on it.

Dentists NEVER "glue back on" the other half. If it is a small

"chip" most likely a filling will do it. A larger break will

require a filling to make the tooth "tooth shaped" again and then a

crown. A root canal is only needed if the tooth had large decay

causing the break or if the nerve of the tooth is damaged or

exposed.


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