Archives by Tag 'chipped tooth'

It’s Easy (and Smart) to Fix a Chipped Tooth

cosmetic dentistry, Dental Injuries

05/15/2016
A chipped tooth makes an impression — but not necessarily a good one! Case in point:  Jim Carrey’s dopey character Lloyd Christmas in the comic films “Dumb and Dumber” and its sequel. Lloyd’s chipped front tooth was a deliberate choice by the actor to make his character appear more “deranged” more...

Is Chipping a Tooth Really that Big of a Deal?

Common Symptoms, Dental Injuries

02/05/2010
Dentists are frequently asked questions about chipping a tooth—“Is it that big a deal? Doesn't it depend on how big the chip is? I mean if it is just a little chip, it can't be that bad...can it?” The answers to these questions are variations of the same theme. Yes, more...

Repairing Your Teenager’s Chipped Tooth

Dental Injuries

02/04/2010
Unfortunately accidents happen and as a result, your child may end up with a chipped tooth. If you find yourself in this situation, don't worry—a composite tooth-colored restoration actually bonded to the tooth is an ideal material for repairing broken or chipped teeth. One reason supporting this choice is that more...