In some cases where teeth have undergone a certain amount of decay, or may have been subject to an injury, they may be more susceptible to becoming chipped, cracked or even broken. This type of damage tends to happen during every-day occurrences such as chewing food.
Prevention can be as simple as keeping your teeth clean, having them examined and x-rayed annually and by wearing mouth guards during intense sports.
In the case that treatment is needed, There are a number of different types of options for chipped, cracked and broken teeth. Your emergency appointment will be used to determine the best treatment for your teeth, whether it be a cosmetic repair, a filling, crown or a complete extraction.