We are here this week to talk about some of the reasons that teeth break and the importance of seeking dental treatment for broken teeth, even if the break is small. According to the American Association of Endodontists, it is important to seek dental treatment as soon as possible if you notice that one of your teeth is broken. Early treatment for broken teeth is important so that the problem does not get worse. When teeth are broken, the nerve is less protected from the bacteria is the mouth and an infection is likely to develop. This infection can cause pain and discomfort and may necessitate that your tooth be extracted. In our blog today, we will explain some of the reasons that teeth break, the dangers of not treating a broken tooth, and some of the ways that your dentist may treat your broken tooth or teeth.