Archives by Tag 'chipped tooth'

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

cosmetic dentistry, Dental Injuries

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

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

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...