Learn More About Chipped and Broken Teeth: Causes, Solutions, And FAQ's
Chipped or Broken Teeth
Restore your broken or chipped teeth with our latest technology and techniques
Common Causes of Chipped or Broken Teeth
There are many reasons why teeth may become chipped or broken. Some of these are:
- Biting or chewing on hard food or objects
- Accidents or injuries
- Teeth weakened by decay
- Teeth grinding habits
- Incorrect or misaligned bite
- Using your teeth as tools
Dental Services that Can Address Chipped or Broken Teeth
Dental crowns are caps placed over teeth. They restore their shape and size and provide protection to the tooth.
Timberlands Dental Clinic offers high-quality dental crowns that can improve the function and appearance of your chipped or broken teeth.
Dental veneers are thin, tooth-coloured shells designed to cover your teeth’s front surfaces.
Your highly trained dentists can help you achieve a natural and beautiful smile with our custom veneers.
Root Canal Therapy
When the tooth is no longer salvageable or its nerve (pulp) is affected, root canal therapy may be recommended to save it.
Our root canal treatment is done by experienced and qualified dentists who will work hard to preserve your tooth.
Dental fillings are placed to repair teeth that have been chipped, broken, damaged, or decayed.
At our clinic, we only use top-of-the-line materials for our fillings, so they are not only durable but also look natural.
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Frequently Asked Questions about
Chipped or Broken Teeth
Your tooth may have chipped or broken if you are experiencing the following:
- Rough edges on your tooth when you run your tongue over it
- Sensitivity to hot and cold food and drinks
- Irritation to your gums near the tooth or tongue when you pass it over
- Pain when biting or chewing
Here are a few steps to follow if you have chipped or broken a tooth:
- Contact your dentist right away to schedule an appointment.
- Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean the area.
- Avoid running your tongue over the jagged surface of the tooth.
- Avoid biting or chewing on the chipped or broken tooth.
- Take over-the-counter medications if you are in pain.
- Continue to brush twice daily and floss regularly.
To prevent chipping or breaking your teeth, keep in mind the following:
- Avoid chewing or biting on hard foods.
- Do not use your teeth as tools.
- Wear a mouthguard for sports or teeth-grinding habits.
- Be careful to avoid accidents or injuries.
- Practise good oral hygiene to keep your teeth healthy.
- See your dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings.
Sometimes a chipped or broken tooth causes pain and sensitivity. This will depend on the severity of the injury; if it’s limited to the enamel, you might not notice any discomfort. However, it is still possible to feel some sensitivity.
If the damage is severe, you may feel varying levels of pain. Please consult your dentist as soon as possible so they can assess your condition and provide you with treatment.