Broken teeth are a common dental emergency that Dr. Mann treats at our Manchester, NH dental office. You can break a tooth for any one of several reasons, and at Mann Family Dental, we offer treatment to repair the damage and get you on your way with a healthier smile.
A broken tooth may be the result of
- Tooth decay
- Large fillings
- Biting down on something hard
- Teeth grinding or bruxism
A broken tooth is a dental emergency, and how quickly we need to treat it depends on the extent of the damage.
If you’re not in pain, we can probably wait until our next available appointment to see you. However, if your tooth hurts, it’s because the break has exposed the dentin or nerves of the tooth.
Emergency Tooth Repair in Manchester, NH
In this case, Dr. Mann needs to see your right away to repair the tooth and prevent bacteria from entering the tooth and causing an infection that might need a root canal to repair.
Dr. Mann will check the broken tooth and take an x-ray to determine the extent of the break. Depending on the damage and the location of the tooth, we might recommend:
A broken tooth can be annoying, or it can be downright painful. If you need broken tooth repair in Manchester, NH, please call Mann Family Dental so we can get you on our schedule as soon as possible.