It is best to protect a cracked tooth with a crown to prevent further damage ( up to and including a broken tooth ).

Symptoms of a cracked tooth

You may have a cracked tooth if you experience any of the these symptoms:

Your tooth is too sensitive to hot or cold temperatures or to sweet or sour foods.
You sometimes feel a sharp pain when you chew.
The pain is intermittent rather than constant.
If you experience any of the above, please don’t hesitate to call us today for a free consultation!