CHIPPING FRONT TEETH

Chipping Front Teeth   Front teeth can take a beating. A knock in the face with a baseball, a hockey stick, an elbow, etc. can result in trauma from as small as a chip to a large crack on the tooth that could even involve the nerve.   Treatment could be nothing or a filling of appropriate size.   Or it could be as extensive as a root canal or extraction on the extreme...

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INTERESTING CASE: FRACTURED TOOTH

Interesting case: Fractured Tooth   I have a patient who was experiencing mild pain on chewing on one of his lower second molars. He is a grinder, but the first molar on that side shows most of the wear. There is no restoration (filling) on that tooth.  The tooth started bothering him to the point where he was losing sleepp, so I referred him to my endodontist ) root canal specialist) fur...

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