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Common Reasons Teeth Break

Broken Tooth | Gentry Dental Charlotte NC

There are many reasons why teeth break, and surprisingly, many times the tooth doesn’t hurt before or after breaking. Even if it doesn’t hurt, it’s important to see your dentist to fix the tooth before it becomes painful or becomes so broken down that you lose the tooth.

Some of the top reasons your teeth may chip are:

Old, large silver fillings

The larger a filling is, the weaker the remaining enamel is around it. Over time, that weak enamel can break off, causing a dental emergency. The broken tooth is vulnerable to decay, further breakage, and can cause painful ulcers in the mouth from sharp edges

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Same Day Emergency Dentistry in SouthPark, NC

Dental Emergency | Barclay Downs Dentist

We understand that you may have an urgent situation such as a toothache or broken tooth that requires immediate attention. Please do not hesitate to call us! We will make every effort to see you the same day and alleviate your pain or address any dental emergency you may have. We take these situations very seriously and want to see you as soon as possible to avoid complications such as severe infection or loss of a tooth.

If you do not have dental insurance, we can help with that as well! Check out our Dental Savings Plan and see how you can save on dental treatment.

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