Chipping or breaking a tooth can happen quickly and unexpectedly to anyone. An unexpected blow to the mouth, a glass bumped against a tooth, or just normal wear and tear can cause a tooth to break. A broken tooth can be painful and upsetting and may have you searching for someone skilled in repairing broken teeth. If you have a broken tooth and are looking for the right professionals to handle your case, Penn Dental Family Practice can help. There are a number of different types of breaks you may be suffering from and various treatments depending on the break. We are here to help with whatever you are dealing with.
There are a number of different types of breaks–some are just a chip and some are more serious. But even a small crack in the enamel, the outer layer of the tooth, can cause pain when chewing or when experiencing temperature changes. A dentist will need to examine your tooth to determine the type of break. Here are the different types of breaks you may be experiencing.
There are several different ways of repairing broken teeth. The options vary depending on the type of break. Your dentist will need to examine your teeth to determine which is the best course of action. Some of the options for repairing broken teeth include:
Our teeth are a very important part of our bodies and can have a significant impact on our well-being and our self-image. A damaged tooth, small though it may be, can cause a lot of pain and can disrupt your daily life. It is important to have your teeth cared for by expert physicians who can do what is necessary to keep your teeth healthy.
At Penn Dental Family Practice we are dedicated to advancing dental medicine and to utilizing those advancements in our treatments and care. We understand the importance of oral care for your overall health and will give you that care accordingly. To set up a consultation for repairing your broken tooth, call 215-898-PDFP today!