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Cracked tooth, craze line, vertical root fracture?

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Craze line – differentiated from cracks via trans-illumination Fractured cusp Cracked tooth – differentiated from last two via wedge test. The long-term prognosis for a cracked tooth is better when no crack is visible or the crack does not extend to the chamberfloor and the tooth is rendered pain free by banding or the placement […]