A cracked tooth can be extremely uncomfortable, not to mention dangerous. Without treatment, you risk damaging your tooth's nerve. In other cases, an infection can emerge, posing serious health hazards. If you have any dental pain or discomfort, especially if you have a chipped tooth, you should see an emergency dentist in Denver, CO. Dr. O'Grady and his team can fix your cracked tooth.
Your initial instinct may be to touch the surface of a chipped or broken tooth. Try not to do so. Instead, clean the region by rinsing your mouth with warm water. If the region is swollen, apply pressure to it until the bleeding stops. Wrap the tooth in damp gauze to protect it if you have it. Bring it with you to our dental office in Denver, CO. Dr. O'Grady will provide you with a few solutions. Some cracks may not need to be treated. Your dentist will likely take x-rays or use an lūm transillumination device to getter a better look. If you suspect you have a cracked tooth, contact OG Dental.
The treatment method used by your dentist is determined by the severity of the crack and its location in the mouth. Among the choices available are:
If you have a broken tooth, please contact our Denver dental office right away. OG Dental offers emergency dental appointments for our patients. We will get you feeling as good as new in no time!