Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tooth Pain after Injury Dental Fractures

Dental fractures involve the deeper portion of the tooth, known as the dentin. Fractures into the dentin are at risk for infection.

Dental fractures that bleed disrupt the tooth pulp, which can reduce the blood supply to the tooth and results in loss of the tooth.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Tooth Pain after Injury References
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