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Chipped Tooth

A chipped tooth is a dental injury caused due to injury, falling, or biting on hard food. Most cases have no pain. A dentist can easily treat it. Restorative materials such as composite or cold cure GIC (glass ionomer cement) are used in the treatment of a chipped tooth.

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My molar teeth chipped off while eating. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, A relatively large approximately 2x2x2 mm section of my molar randomly chipped off while I was eating today. There is no pain or sensitivity that I have noticed. However, it is a holiday weekend, so most dental offices are closed until Tuesday. Do I need to find emergency dental care, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The absence of pain or sensitivity indicates enamel fracture, so you have the advantage of pulp and dentinal protection. I suggest you get it restored, but yes, there is no urgency. You have at least 1 to 2 months for the treatment.   Read Full »

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