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What are possible complications of a broken tooth?

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  • ARealAge answered
    Sometimes when the tooth is broken, complications may arise. Bacteria can make their way into the break and cause an infection, called an abscess. An abscess is a serious condition that needs to be treated right away.

    If a baby tooth is broken, depending on the extent of the break, it could affect the permanent tooth spacing when it comes in.
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