Broken Tooth Treatment & Repair in Buffalo, NY
If you or someone you love is suffering from a broken tooth, chipped tooth, or cracked tooth, it’s important that you schedule an appointment with an experienced endodontist as soon as possible. The longer you allow a broken tooth to remain, the higher your risk of infection is. Once infection sets in, the problem can accelerate quickly. If you or a loved one has a broken tooth in Western New York, schedule an appointment at Precision Endodontics to find out how we can help repair your chipped, cracked, broken or fractured tooth.
Treating Cracked and Fractured Teeth
All of the stress in today’s life has many of us clenching and grinding our teeth. The unfortunate aspect of that habit is to cause your teeth – especially your back molars – to fracture. Fractures in teeth are really the worst issue we currently deal with. It is more common than most people think, especially with all the stresses of today’s world and our latest COVID-19 pandemic.
Tiny cracks in your teeth cause the nerves to become sensitive and make your teeth flex. Then, as those cracks widen, they allow bacteria to get into your tooth, which can cause a tooth to become infected. It’s important to get treatment for your broken tooth before infection has a chance to set in. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our dedicated Buffalo endodontists.
How We Repair A Broken Tooth
When you come to our office with a broken tooth, we first examine the tooth under a microscope to determine the extent and exact location of the crack, fracture, or chip. If the fracture is a minor one, and is superficial, we can perform all of our preparatory treatments immediately.
After that, your dentist will put a crown on the tooth and you can expect it to have a long life. If we find that the broken tooth has an extensive crack that jeopardizes a successful prognosis, we might meet with you and your dentist to discuss the possibility of extracting the tooth and devising a replacement option.
Extraction vs. Root Canal Therapy
When you come in to see us because of a broken tooth, our main concern is discovering the best options for you. Is there a healthy state we can establish for your tooth that will enable you to enjoy a good quality of life and retain your tooth, or would it be more beneficial for you to take the tooth out and install a replacement?
Your health and satisfaction are our top priority. We are looking forward to helping you repair your teeth and restoring your function. Please contact our Buffalo endodontists today to schedule treatment for your fractured tooth. We have two convenient offices in West Seneca and Williamsville and look forward to meeting you.
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