Chipping a tooth – especially a front tooth – instills a sense of panic in most people. How can you ever restore your smile to its original glory? Rest assured that cosmetic dentistry offers a number of solutions to permanently fix a chipped or fractured tooth, even in cases that look beyond repair. Whether caused by a traumatic blow, a sports accident, chewing on hard food, or a fall, these accidents can result in deep cracks or fractures in the tooth structure.
Tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in the body, but this mineralized surface is still prone to damage from decay and trauma. There are several factors that should be evaluated before choosing how to repair a fractured tooth, including the severity of the crack, if there is evidence of tooth decay, and if any of the pulp or nerve structure is involved.
At Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer several restorations for fixing chipped teeth. Depending on the location of the damaged tooth, the patient’s age and the amount of structure lost, we may recommend:
If you have the unfortunate experience of suffering a cracked or chipped tooth, it’s important to see a dentist right away. Visit Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry, where Dr. Nick and Dr. Elliot treat patients like family, and offer the latest advancements in cosmetic and restorative treatments.
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