Broken tooth? What are your options?
Almost every day at Tryon Family Dentistry we see patients that have broken teeth. Most of the time it’s from recurrent decay around existing almagams. If this happens there are plenty of options to correct this. Examples:
- The tooth chipped but the bulk of the tooth is still intact
- If this is the case most of the time a simple composite filling is used to restore the tooth. This can be done in a simple 30 min appointment
- The tooth is broken and a large section of the tooth is missing
- This example will need a larger restoration. Either an onlay or a crown. At our office we offer single visit crowns/onlays through CEREC ...