Not only can a broken tooth be embarrassing, it can also be detrimental to your overall oral health. Oftentimes, when you suffer from a broken or badly chipped tooth, you will expose regions of the enamel that are more prone to decay. If left untreated, that decay can cause permanent damage to the tooth and ultimately require fillings or more complex procedures such as root canals, tooth extractions and more.
At Walding & Associates, we gladly welcome patients for emergency dental services when they have a badly chipped or broken tooth. Our friendly and efficient office personnel will work quickly to get you into our dentist’s chair, and our highly skilled and experienced dentists will do everything they can to treat your tooth during your initial appointment.
While a severely broken or chipped tooth will probably require a second visit, a temporary crown can often be placed in the meantime. By placing the temporary crown over the chipped or broken tooth, your enamel will be better protected, and you will be able to return to your routine with more confidence while you await your permanent cap or crown.
In some cases, a badly broken or chipped tooth will need to be removed as there is not an adequate amount of enamel remaining. In those instances, Walding & Associates can work with you to determine the optimal treatment for you and your lifestyle.
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We strive to provide competitive rates and even offer dental financing to qualifying patients, so don’t let fears of high dental costs prevent you from seeking the treatment you need to feel confident again. If you live in Winter Haven, Haines City, Lake Wales, Auburndale, Lakeland Highlands or the neighboring cities and are suffering from a severely chipped or broken tooth, contact our offices today. We will work quickly to provide you with pain relief and get you smiling again!