Cracked tooth is an incomplete fracture of the dentine in a posterior tooth that occasionally extends into the pulp and involves the dentine. A dentist often diagnoses a crack by observations of a crack line segment from the perimeter of a fracture plane. Cracked teeth are often asymptomatic. The symptoms associated with cracked teeth, such as pain, can occur with other causes of tooth pain, pulpal pathology, periodontal diseases, and caries. Strong teeth are less likely to crack, so the practice good dental hygiene should be included. Brush twice a day, floss daily, and visit the dentist every six months for preventive care. Most commonly affected tooth is mandibular molar, followed by maxillary premolar, maxillary molar, and mandibular premolar.
According to the WHO, global population is increasing at the annual rate of 1.7%, while the population of those over 65 years is increasing at a rate of 2.5%. The fastest growing population segment in most countries is the adults older than 80 years, which, according to the United Nations estimates, is likely to make up nearly 20% of the world’s population. Nutritional risk factors in the elderly population and careful screening can intervene in the early stages which can be termed valuable and effective.
Oral health knowledge is considered to be an important prerequisite for health-related behavior. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), promotion of oral health is a cost-effective strategy to reduce the burden of oral diseases and maintain oral health and quality of life. Community educational programs by health professionals, in collaboration with print and media, would also be effective in spreading the awareness and importance of proper dental care.
The global crack tooth syndrome testing market is highly consolidated, with the presence of a small number of key players. Several manufacturers hold a major share of the market in their respective regions. Leading players operating in the global crack tooth syndrome testing market are:
Global Crack Tooth Syndrome Testing Market, by Drug Class
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