If you have broken teeth, it is important you find a solution as soon as possible to avoid further damage to your smile. When broken or damaged teeth are not addresses, it may lead to tooth decay, tooth loss, and infection. At Bayside Implant & General Dentistry, Dr. Brent Moses offers a selection of restorative, cosmetic, and general dentistry services used to repair damaged or broken teeth. Dr. Moses will carefully examine your teeth to determine which solution will give you the most natural looking, effective results. If you would like to learn more about your options, contact our Virginia Beach, VA dental office.
Treatments For Broken Teeth
During your visit, Dr. Moses will examine your teeth to determine which treatment is right for you. He will also address any underlying dental problems to ensure your teeth are functional and healthy.
- Dental Bonding: Dental bonding can be used to address dental concerns like gapped teeth, chipped or broken teeth, and discolored teeth. Dental bonding can usually be completed in just one short visit to our Virginia Beach dental office. Dr. Moses will apply a tooth-colored resin on to the affect teeth. Next, he will shape and mold the tooth-colored resin to the desired shape. The tooth-colored resin is hardened into place using a special light. Once the tooth-colored resin is set into place, Dr. Moses will polish the tooth and make any last minute adjustments.
- Porcelain Veneers: Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin, ceramic porcelain covers that are placed n the front and sides of the teeth. Porcelain veneers address the same concerns that dental bonding address. However, porcelain veneers are more a more durable, effective solution. If porcelain veneers are right for you, Dr. Moses will walk you through the process during your appointment.
- Dental Crowns: Dental crowns are essential “caps” that cover the damaged part of the teeth. Dental crowns can be used to address chipped or cracked teeth, cavities, mishappen teeth, and discolored teeth. Receiving dental crowns may take anywhere from 2-3 weeks.