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Do Chipped Teeth Grow Back?

Posted on 3/1/2024 by Weo Admin
Photo of chipped tooth from patient at Water's Edge Dental in Boise, IDTeeth cannot repair themselves like bones. They neither heal nor regenerate. The lost tooth structure cannot grow when a tooth is broken or chipped. You have several options to address chipped teeth.

Dental Adhesion

Dental bonding is a minimally invasive procedure in dentistry where a composite filling is applied to a tooth by filling the damaged location. After sculpting the natural contours of the tooth, a curing solution is used to harden the resin.

Dental Crowns

Dental veneers, made of porcelain or composite resin, are thin, custom-painted shells applied to the outer face of teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers offer a permanent and realistic solution that hides fractures, chips, discoloration, and other cosmetic defects.

Enamel Contouring

Among enamel treatment techniques is enamel contouring. In this reassembling or reshaping, tiny bits of enamel are trimmed from a tooth surface to change the perception and the enamel irregularities. This process eliminates small fissures, uneven edges, and other defects in the tooth enamel.

Dental Implants

A dental extraction may be necessary if a substantial portion of a tooth has chipped or broken off. As a result, dental implants may be a viable substitute for lost teeth.

Prolonged Care

In addition to the above dental interventions, you must continue with appropriate dental examinations, brushing, flossing, and frequent dental hygiene routines. A nightguard can shield your teeth while you rest if you grind them. This can prevent further chipping of teeth.

Meeting With Our Dentist

Seek advice from our dentist if you break your tooth, as that enables you to take the quickest actions relevant to a chipped tooth. For you to have the proper treatment, it is necessary that you consult with our dentist. They will consider the size of the chip, the location of the damaged tooth, and your individual dental health needs. Immediate dental care may assist in preserving your health and the appearance of your teeth and prevent further chipping or loss of teeth.

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