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What do I do about a chipped tooth if I swallowed chip

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
CHIPPED TOOTH: Chipped tooth if swallowed will not cause any problems and it will pass in the feces and for the toothotself you need to see the dentist who can deal ... Read More
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Dr. J.Todd Martin
36 years experience Dentistry
Chipped Tooth: Good news is they would not have been able to put that chip back on your tooth if you had not swallowed it. You need to see your dentist right away be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Swallowed tooth : Swallowing a piece of a tooth will not harm you. It will just pass thru.
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
Most likely no..: Not dangerous to swallow, but dangerous to 'inhale'.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Assume: I assume you swallowed apiece of a tooth that chipped off. Should pass through unnoticed. Please, however, see your dentist asap to rx the damaged t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist!!: This sounds much too severe to be clarified by this service. Make an dentist appointment asap to get this problem evaluated and treated .. Good luck!
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist ASAP: Don't hesitate to see a dentist first to determine what the source of your issue is. It could be an abscess, but more info is needed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not much: A dentist is really the only professional qualified to restore a chipped tooth. If may have a cavity that you cannot see, so that needs to be taken ca ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
39 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: It sounds like you are asking about a chipped tooth and the rough edges are causing irritation of your tongue. It can be as simple as smoothing a roug ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Certo
29 years experience Dentistry
What : What exactly are you asking the dentists to do? If your tooth is chipped like you describe, it really should have been repaired by the first dentist y ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
See dentist: See your dentist. They will examine this and recommend the best treatment. Good luck.
A member asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Cuspid : Cuspid (canine) play a big role in occlusion (bite)due to cuspid rise. Depending on which surface of the tooth is chipped, it can affect the relation ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Certo
29 years experience Dentistry
Ask : Ask to have it repaired/ if your present dentist will not respond to your request to repair it, find a new dentist. He/she could at least desensitize ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Chipped tooth: The answer depends upon how much tooth is chipped and where it is located. .If it's a front tooth and the chip is small a tooth colored material can b ... Read More
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