More dangerous than healthy teeth, but not impossible to live with. A cracked tooth has a higher risk of breaking, is less resistant to tooth decay, heat, cold, acid etc. The 2 most dangerous situations I can imagine:
If the weakened tooth breaks apart, its parts can be as dangerous as shards of glass in the mouth.
If the injury leads to osteomyelitis, it ...
A tooth has two parts- crown and a root. Now going from outside to inside the crown portion has 3 layers- enamel, dentin and pulp. The root has 3 layers- cementum, dentin and pulp.
Now among these only pulp is vascular and innervated.
Dentin has got dentinal tubules containing dentinal fluid. Whenever there is any stimulus which has not yet reached ...
Being an very mild abrasive charcoal is indeed used since ancient times to clean teeth. This behaviour is seen among the natives of Africa and Digitalia even now.
Examples for recent use in Africa: Oral health related behaviors among adult Tanzanians: a national pathfinder survey.
Oral health practices among pregnant women in North Eastern Nigeria.
I had the same problem, except my go-to was hard candy! The more challenging or exciting the project, the more candy I crunched. Can you say tooth decay, boys and girls? Not to mention the issues that come with ingesting all that sugar!
Try mouth exercises! They are no cost, no calorie, easy on your teeth, and may help strengthen some of your many facial ...