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

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

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 before it gets worse. Depending on the size of the chip and where it is in your mouth will determine if your dentist can do a bonding or a crown. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Achong
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Chipped Tooth (Definition)

Any tooth that exhibits a fracture may be deemed to be chipped. Speak to your dentist if this is of concern to you. Teeth may be fractured due to ...Read more


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Extreme pain from the inside of the chipped tooth. The pain has recently spread to the jaw and ear drums and now it even hurts to yawn and swallow?

Extreme pain from the inside of the chipped tooth. The pain has recently spread to the jaw and ear drums and now it even hurts to yawn and swallow?

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! ...Read more

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What should I do about a chipped tooth if you can't see a dentist?

What should I do about a chipped tooth if you can't see a dentist?

Why can't you?: Why can't you see a dentist? The question here is really about how important it is to have the tooth fixed? Or whether or not you feel it's worth the money to have it fixed? Otherwise, you're stuck with the consequences of having a chipped tooth and dealing with the functional and esthetic concerns. ...Read more

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What can you do about a chipped tooth and sore tongue?

What can you do about a chipped tooth and sore tongue?

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 rough edge to needing a crown or even more. Seeing a dentist would at least give you the chance to find out the state of the tooth and what your treatment options might be. ...Read more

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What can I do about a chipped tooth it hurts, its really sensitive, it throbs constantly, it gives me a painful feeling that makes my mouth feel really uncomfortable at times. Its my front left tooth the corners chipped to the gumline. Wich is where the

What can I do about a chipped tooth it hurts, its really sensitive, it throbs constantly, it gives me a painful feeling that makes my mouth feel really uncomfortable at times.
Its my front left tooth the corners chipped to the gumline. Wich is where the

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 you saw. If it is a chip like you describe, bonding should repair your tooth. If the tooth has been traumatized bad enough, it might need a root canal. If so, the tooth may need a crown, also. Don't give up, there has to be a dentist out there for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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I don't know what to do about my chipped tooth. What is the best way to fix this?

I don't know what to do about my chipped tooth. What is the best way to fix this?

See dentist: See your dentist. They will examine this and recommend the best treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a slightly chipped tooth something to worry about? I had a canine tooth very slightly chipped while playing basketball. There has been no pain or numbness since then, but i would like to know if I should go to the dentist anyway? .

Is a slightly chipped tooth something to worry about? I had a canine tooth very slightly chipped while playing basketball. There has been no pain or numbness since then, but i would like to know if I should go to the dentist anyway?


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Since : Since your tooth sustained trauma, it behooves you to go to the dentist to have it looked at and establish a base line. Changes can and will happen over time. If there are problems, you will not see them for a few days or even weeks. Taking an x ray and photos right after an injury is key. ...Read more

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How to fix a chipped tooth?

How to fix a chipped tooth?

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 be bonded to restore it. If it is more substantial then a veneer or crown may be necessary. If it's a back tooth, and it is only a small chip, then a bonded tooth colored filling may suffice. If it is larger, then a bonded onlay or crown may be needed. ...Read more

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