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Black teeth after a traumatic dental injury

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Posted by: divahan  (10 years ago)
Dear everyone,

I had a nasty fall four weeks ago. One of my front teeth was loose after the accident but it seemed to become strong again; it was not loose at all so I left it alone. Yesterday, I noticed that my front and bottom teeth are turning black. None of them is hurting. Should I be concerned? Please advise me!
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Posted by: sk8trgirl  (10 years ago)
Hi,

A tooth that turns black after a traumatic injury is usually a sign that the nerve tissue inside the tooth has died. In this cause, the tooth will need a root canal treatment. I would suggest you to go to the dentist and have your teeth checked out.
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Posted by: notoncebutwice  (10 years ago)
Teeth that are turning black are dead. You should visit the dentist ASAP to treat your teeth to avoid abscess (infection).
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