I chipped my front tooth, which is causing annoying sharp pain. Kindly help.

Q. How to manage my chipped front tooth, which is causing annoying sharp pain?

Answered by
Dr. Rakshana Devi M
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 03, 2022

Hello doctor,

I am 19 years old. I chipped my front tooth today morning, and it gives an annoying pain. If I touch it, it gives a sharp pain.



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The front teeth are causing pain due to trauma or fracture. Initially, you did not have pain, but now you have pain, indicating a pulpal infection. I advise you to take an X-ray of that teeth and verify the condition of the teeth and their pulpal involvement. Sometimes the pain can be due to trauma alone without any infection in the pulp, but that is rare. If there is a fracture with pulpal involvement, you must go for root canal treatment along with the crown. If the fracture is minor, then you can go for restoration. So take an X-ray first. The treatment depends on the condition of the teeth. Medication will only give you temporary relief.

Revert with an X-ray. I will advise you on the treatment plan.

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