My back teeth are breaking.

Hi my name is Marisa and I was wondering why my back teeth just randomly started breaking and it felt like I was swallowing them. I have never had a cavity, it feels like I’m swallowing hard little and medium pieces. I really need to know what’s going on because around the top of my mouth a little piece I almost completely broke off what do I do?

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Answer: Breaking teeth, no cavities

By BracesInfo.com Expert 10

It is hard to explain what is happening without a comprehensive examination and evaluation of your current dental situation as well as any medical history items that may be linked to your oral condition.  A complete examination with dental xrays will allow the dentist to diagnose any interproximal (between the teeth) caries as well as those on the chewing surfaces. Sometimes medications you may be taking can alter your saliva content or make you more cavity prone.  Lifestyle changes may also be the culprit.  It is important to diagnose these types of situations early in order to prevent further damage and more costly restorations.  Healthy teeth do not start to completely deteriorate and breakdown without a contributing factor.  Be sure to drink plenty of water, avoid sugary beverages and sticky foods, and maintain a good oral hygiene regimen at home.  

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