When a tooth is damaged, it sometimes needs a protective ‘shell’ to prevent losing it in the future. For example, when a tooth has several fillings or is cracked, it is advised to have a crown (‘cap’) placed over the tooth to protect the remaining natural structure. Without a crown to preserve the tooth, it…

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When a tooth ache occurs, most people assume it is due to a cavity. While this may, indeed, be the case, a tooth ache can emerge for other reasons as well. These include: Tooth’s Interior – In addition to a a cavity, a tooth ache can occur from a crack in the tooth, a fractured…

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