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Do You Always Have to Repair a Dental Chip?

Posted on 9/6/2021 by Thomas Mahar
Do You Always Have to Repair a Dental Chip?Did your son or daughter eat that jawbreaker anyway? Did you chew on ice despite that small voice in your head that told you not to? Did you accidentally bite into the bone at your favorite rib shack? If any of these scenarios describes how you may have chipped your tooth, don't worry, we have some advice for you. The good new is that we don't always have to repair a dental chip!

You May Be at Risk For a Dental Chip

Did you know that cavities, or holes in your teeth, may weaken the enamel of your tooth? If you have cavities your teeth may be more susceptible to becoming cracked or chipped. The age of your teeth, if you have cavities, and what you eat are all risk factors for getting chipped teeth.

We Don't Always Have to Repair a Dental Chip

If you do get a chip in your tooth, it would be a good idea to let us know so we can examine the extent of the chip. A quick inspection of your tooth in our office will yield answers. In fact, if the chip is minor, we may be able to polish and round the edge of the tooth. If the chip is more extensive, we may need to reattach the segment that chipped. We also have other treatments that we can to use to fix your chipped tooth.

Call Our Office Today if You Chip a Tooth

We look forward to setting you at ease if you have chipped a tooth. Our friendly office staff will work with you to get you into our office as soon as possible. Depending on the severity of your chipped tooth, we will discuss several possible options for treatment. Don't wait to call, dental problems rarely get better over time!

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