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Options to Correct a Tooth with a Chip Missing


Posted on 5/10/2019 by Dr. Shiotsu
Options to Correct a Tooth with a Chip MissingWhen a tooth is chipped, it can not only cause minor discomfort, but you want to make sure that the rest of the tooth stays intact. There are various methods that can be used to fix the tooth in this instance.

It is important to speak with a professional in our office to fix the cracked tooth issue you are faced with. Smile with confidence once again when you have a tooth that is no longer chipped or cracked.

Ways to Correct a Tooth with a Chip Missing

These are the many ways a tooth can be fixed when you seem to have chipped or cracked a portion of it off. These ways can help a person maintain the integrity of the tooth for years to come without having to worry about the tooth breaking more.

Putting a crown over the top of the tooth can help keep the tooth together. It can reduce the chances of having the tooth chip or crack even worse. This is done for those chipped teeth that are badly chipped and need to be kept together.

Putting cement on the tooth and shaping it over the area that is missing can also help to boost the look and feel of the tooth. It can look and feel just like your normal tooth and act in the same way. This is great when you have a small chip in it that just has to be reformed. This is known as filling and bonding the tooth. It is one of the most used methods for sealing cracked teeth.

Call Us About Your Chipped Teeth Today!

Speak with our professionals here at our office today to find out how they can help with the cracked or chipped tooth you have. You shouldn't have to live uncomfortably when something happens. We can help you fix the issue and smile in confidence once again.
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