Front tooth cracked - will this be an extraction

Last night I was eating an at room temperature apple and afterwards realise the enamel at the back has half gone  and what look’s like a hairline crack showing on the front :'(  can it be saved? 
I managed to get another appointment for just over a weeks time (I’m pending extraction for some other teeth end of month as it was) and really didn’t want to lose one of my front two. Just thinking I need to prepare myself.
I’m scared to eat now and don’t really do soup, do you think sandwiches for eating could be ok.


  • Toothsmith
    Toothsmith Posts: 10,073 Forumite
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    edited 6 November 2020 at 9:24AM
    Impossible to say without seeing it. (Properly) 

    Just play it by ear until you see the dentist. If pain starts, try to see the dentist sooner. 
    How to find a dentist.
    1. Get recommendations from friends/family/neighbours/etc.
    2. Once you have a short-list, VISIT the practices - dont just phone. Go on the pretext of getting a Practice Leaflet.
    3. Assess the helpfulness of the staff and the level of the facilities.
    4. Only book initial appointment when you find a place you are happy with.
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