Broken teeth start with cracks and fracture lines. Do you have a visibly cracked tooth? Have you had more than one cracked tooth recently?
Not only do Chipped Teeth look bad, but the rough edges around broken teeth can hurt. Did you know that untreated chipped teeth lead to cavities, root canals and even tooth loss?
Sometimes teeth break so severely that less than half of the tooth is left. It may or may not hurt, but tooth is just a small broken stump. How can you fix a tooth that’s nearly gone?
We all want fillings & crowns to last forever, but they usually don’t. Sometime what we think is a broken tooth is actually a missing filling or broken crowns. Don’t ever replace the old one without finding out why it failed.
Broken Down Teeth: When Teeth Crack Up
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but that doesn’t mean it can’t break. Click on one of the pictures above to find out how teeth get damaged, how tooth enamel can be repaired and how to prevent having problems in the first place!
If you have a damaged tooth and are trying to figure out how much it will cost to fix it, schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. At our free consultations, you get to sit down with Dr. Bec and ask him your questions. He’ll explain the various ways your tooth might be fixed and give you an estimate of what it will cost.