A Tooth with a Chipped Biting Surface Needs to Be Treated

The biting surface on each of your teeth takes on a specific shape based on its intended role in your mouth. Front teeth typically have a narrow edge for biting off pieces of hard and tough foods. The large molars and premolars in the back of your mouth tend to have deep textures on the biting surface to help grind... read more »

Without Treatment, a Fractured Tooth Could Cause Significant Complications

Some dental fractures are minor, while others can significantly affect the tooth’s enamel. Sometimes a fractured tooth can even lead to damage to the pulp, nerve, or root of the tooth. Even if you don’t experience any immediate pain or sensitivity in the tooth, the compromised tooth enamel could trap bacteria and create a new cavity. When this happens, the... read more »