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Clarkston, MI
A 20-year-old male asked:

i hit my top right incisor in my mouth! it is chipped down the side of my tooth down close to my gum. no pain. feel weird.will i have root canal.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hard to say...: Your best bet is to be examined by someone who can actually treat you! Any other response is only a guess. Hard to say what treatment you might need without an exam.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Teeth concussion: Concussed teeth will be tender to touch or bite due to an inflamed and injured periodontal ligament. Try to avoid biting on these teeth, take NSAID OTC and be patient. If symptoms last more than two weeks, you should see your dentist.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2015

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