Doctors for Chipped Tooth in Yattingudda, Hubli-Dharwad
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A chipped tooth is a condition that indicates a broken tooth partially or severely. Generally speaking, tooth enamel is quite strong but there can be times when the tooth is already damaged and weak due to decay or cavity and any hard food such as a piece of ice or a hard candy can cause the tooth to break. There are several ways a chipped tooth can be dealt with in dentistry.
HOW IS CHIPPED TOOTH DIAGNOSED?
A chipped tooth due to injury requires immediate medical attention. The dentist will perform a physical examination along with details of the injury to diagnose the problem. He may suggest X-ray for further diagnosis of the problem.
HOW IS CHIPPED TOOTH TREATED?
The dentist uses any of the following treatments to repair a chipped tooth:
1. Dental bonding
2. Veneers i.e. cover for a tooth
4. Root canal procedure
5. Dental implant
DID YOU KNOW?
Biting hard food can also lead to chipped teeth and cracks.