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Will medicare cover a chipped tooth?

Will medicare cover a chipped tooth?

Probably not: It will not cover routine dental services unless it is in the hospital or related to a systemic disease like cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. John Gore
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Medicare (Definition)

Medicare is a federal program that pays for certain health care expenses of individuals who are 65 years or older. It is divided into three parts, with Part A covering hospital bills, Part B covering doctor bills, and Part C providing the option to choose from a package of health care plans. Individuals who have Medicare ...Read more


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How much is it to repair a chipped tooth if you have medicare?

How much is it to repair a chipped tooth if you have medicare?

Depends: Medicare may not cover dental treatment as long as it is emergency..Depend on how toothvis chipped..Hard to say without seeing clinivally ..Get it checked by dentist accepting medicare.. ...Read more

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How can I get a chipped tooth fixed?

How can I get a chipped tooth fixed?

See your dentist :): Have your dentist look at it and give you options. It could require a lot of work, nothing or anywhere in between. The answer should be simple once you get a professional eval. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a chipped tooth?

What can I do to treat a chipped tooth?

See a dentist for...: Schedule a visit with a dentist to evaluate the tooth and discuss your treatment options. If the tooth chipped other than by an accident or trauma, there is probably an underlying cause, such as decay. Your options would generally be tooth colored composite fillings\porcelain veneer\crown for a front tooth and amalgam fillings\composite fillings\or a ceramic onlay\crown on back teeth. ...Read more

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Could a chipped tooth fall out overnight ?

Could a chipped tooth fall out overnight ?

Big fear only!: One of the biggest fears patients have is if they loose a filling or a piece of tooth is: will the rest of the tooth come out. The answer is 98% of the time no! however, the remaining exposed piece of tooth may be sharp edged, allow food to impact, be sensitive to cold and be a deep area in the tooth for decay to quickly assault the nerve. See a dentist before future problems occur. ...Read more

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Will it hurt to get your chipped tooth fix?

Will it hurt to get your chipped tooth fix?

Not at all: Thanks to the wonderful anesthetics available today,the reparative work should be painless. Know that the longer you put off treatment, the more difficult (expensive) treatment will be. Make an appointment now, you'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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Can a chipped tooth cause my tooth to turn black?

Yes: Absolutely. Trauma that caused the chip could cause the nerve of the tooth to die. The pulp or nerve of the tooth supplies moisture to the dentin, the layer of tooth between enamel and the pulp. Without moisture, the tooth looks darker. Please see your dentist to evaluate. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a crown for a chipped tooth?

Usually: All depends on the amount of tooth remaining to support the crown. If there is not much, there are things we can do to expose more of the covered part of the tooth so we can use it. ...Read more

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What are the options for chipped tooth with cavity?

Many options!: It depends on the size and depth of the "chip". A very small chip can sometimes just be smoothed out. Larger chips may require a filling, onlay, or possibly even a crown. These options also are dependent where on the tooth it has chipped and the amount of stress. My suggestion is seeing your dentist and discussing the options. ...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