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CRACKED TOOTH SYNDROME: AN ALTERNATIVE CRITERION
*Dr. Amoghavarsha L., Dr. Dharam Hinduja, Dr. Abdul Mujeeb, Dr. Raghu K. N. and Dr. Ashwini K. S.
Pain is defined as an “unpleasant sensory and emotional feeling which is associated with actual or potential injury of tissue or expressed in terms of such injury.” Tooth pain usually refers to pain around the teeth or jaws mainly as a result of a dental condition. Therefore, evaluation by both dentists and physicians are sometimes necessary to diagnose medical illnesses causing “toothache.” Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), the term was coined by Cameron in 1964, which refers to an incomplete fracture of a vital posterior tooth that occasionally extends into the pulp. A lack of awareness of the condition coupled with its variable, bizarre clinical features is a major diagnostic challenge in clinical practice. The management of CTS varies from one case to another or from one tooth to another in the same individual based on the severity of the symptoms and depth of tooth structure involved. Early diagnosis has been linked with successful restorative management and good prognosis. This presentation provides a detailed literature on the causes, classification, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment planning of cracked tooth syndrome.[Full Text Article]