Your teeth were designed to handle chewing and breaking down food. Still, there are sometimes events that overtax the strength of your tooth enamel and result in a chipped, cracked, or fractured tooth. The break can be a result of an injury, teeth grinding, biting down on something unexpectedly hard, or chewing on ice. At Carlton Dental we recommend refraining from using your teeth as a tool to open or tear something apart, or chewing on hard objects that can increase the likelihood of chipping your tooth.
If you are in Carlton, OR and suffer from damage to your tooth enamel, please schedule a dental exam with our experienced ...