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How to Fix a Chipped Tooth? 

Chipped Tooth

A chipped tooth is a very common phenomenon that occurs as we age.

During one’s childhood, we may break our teeth, injuring the adjacent few and making a couple chipped, due to various external injuries or mishaps.

There are numerous ways in which we may damage our teeth.

In fact, in some cases, the damage may be extensive, owing to horrendous external injuries.

The only solution to get your tooth repaired in such conditions is to visit your dentist and act immediately. 

 

What Is a Chipped Tooth? 

A chipped tooth is a part of a tooth that is dismembered or broken due to various reasons mainly injury, aging, poor oral hygiene, or bad diet.

In order to understand what causes chipped teeth, we need to have a thorough knowledge of Enamel. 

 

Enamel

It is one of the hardest parts of the human body. It is the most important tissue that makes up for teeth in the human body, animals as well as other living species. 

The enamel is rich in minerals and calcium phosphate is its active ingredient.

The visible portion when we smile reflects our personality, while a chipped tooth may be worrisome.

Over time, the enamel continues to decay with continuous exposure to either acidic substances or poor oral hygiene that leads to the chipped tooth.  

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Causes That Lead to a Chipped Tooth

Several causes lead to a chipped or cracked tooth, some of them are but may not be limited to:

A physical examination in the dentist’s clinic will determine whether you may have a chipped tooth, and after a round of consultation, the best method of treatment is designed.

There are numerous ways in which our specialized dentists at Kirkland Premiere Dentistry deal with such situations with ease.

After a thorough dental examination, the tooth is generally reattached, giving one a perfect look.

 

Some of the Methods Utilized to Fixing a Chipped Tooth Include:

If you feel the need to have your chipped or broken tooth repaired, we would be happy to offer a consultation with our specialized dental surgeons, who will guide you through every step.

Chipped teeth treatment must not be prolonged as it affects one’s oral health in the long run, causing more pain and discomfort.

Visit us at Kirkland Premiere Dentistry today and let your fears be allayed. 

Author
Dr. Sheena Gaur Dr. Sheena Gaur Dr. Sheena Gaur, DDS, is a general family dentist at Kirkland Premier Dentistry in Kirkland, Washington. She specializes in preventive and restorative dentistry, crowns, bridges, extractions, and cosmetic dentistry, including veneers and Invisalign® treatments.

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