How to Care For Chipped Teeth

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When you chip a tooth, it’s normal to be freaked out. After all, a chipped tooth really puts a dent in your smile. That’s not taking into account the fact that your smile is now marred, and you’re likely unhappy with how it looks.

That’s where we can help. We’ve seen a lot of chipped teeth, and there are a few things you can do between when you hurt your teeth and when you see us. These steps are simple, but they’re proven to be effective and helpful in a variety of situations.

Stop the bleeding
If you chip a tooth, there’s likely to be quite a bit of blood involved. One thing that will help the dentist fixing your chipped tooth is if you do what you can to stop any bleeding that may have occurred. Dr. John Tortora and Dr. Munira Sulaiman will be incredibly happy to see you’ve applied pressure to the area before seeing them for treatment.

Fixing the chips
The good news with a chipped tooth is that the entire team here at John J. Tortora, DDS in Brick, New Jersey, has extensive experience in fixing chipped teeth. We offer a wide range of services that help fix chips, from dental bonding to crowns and implants. We’re fairly confident that we’ll be able to help you fix your smile with a variety of options and procedures.

Chipping a tooth isn’t ever fun, but it’s not as big of a problem as it once was. Thanks to advances in dental technology, and our experience, we’re sure we can help. To learn more, give us a call at 732-295-1616.