My Tooth Broke and Hurts

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Our teeth are strong but they’re not strong enough to prevent from chipping, breaking or cracking. When a patient calls us and says “My tooth broke and hurts,” we’d ask him/her to visit our clinic as soon as possible. Breaking your tooth can happen in several ways. Biting down on a hard food or being hit in the mouth could cause your tooth to break and might cause pain. When your tooth breaks, it usually […]

My Tooth Broke Off at the Gum Line

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

A broken tooth should never be ignored. Even if your tooth has broken off at the gum line, you may have sharp edges that may change the effectiveness of your bite or even cut your tongue. Many of our patients have called and said “My Tooth Broke Off at the Gum Line”. If you leave a broken tooth untreated, it may break further, causing damage below the gum line and irritating the surrounding teeth. As […]

Tooth Broke and Hurts

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Teeth are very strong, but they are not indestructible. They can be come injured and break or crack. If this happens to you, it is important that you see a dentist as soon as possible. Until you can visit our office, there are a number of things you should do: Rinse your mouth with warm water to clear any food particles or debris from the mouth If the tooth is bleeding, apply gentle pressure with […]