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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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