A chipped front tooth is a common dental emergency that can be caused by a blow to the mouth, falling down, or biting on something hard.
If your child experiences a chipped tooth, you should visit a dentist instead of trying to repair it yourself. A dentist can fix the tooth and the pain that comes with it.
You should never try to fix a chipped tooth on your own. If your child has tooth decay within the chipped tooth, you could make the problem much worse by causing an infection.
Your first step should be to call the dentist for an appointment right away. If you can’t get your child to the dentist right away, there are a few things you can do at home to keep your child comfortable:
At the dental appointment, your child’s dentist will examine the chipped tooth and determine the level of damage. Depending on how severe the damage is, the dentist may be able to fix the tooth in just one visit.
Below are four common solutions that a dentist may recommend for fixing a chipped front tooth:
Your dentist may also recommend a dental filling for simple chips or breaks.
The dental bonding process is one of the more popular solutions to fixing a chipped or broken tooth and is generally pretty simple:
We’re always accepting new patients, and we’ll help get your child’s chipped tooth fixed quickly and efficiently.
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