Do You Have a Chipped Tooth?

Did you take a tumble during sports, or broke a tooth why chewing candy? Whatever it may be, it may have been a scary experiences. But don’t worry, Rancho Dental is here to help your chipped tooth! We will repair damaged teeth. 

Depending on the severity of the broken or chipped tooth, you have some options. Here are three of them: 

  • Dental Bonding

Dental Bonding is a procedure that involves a tooth colored, resin composite material being sculpted onto your tooth, hardened with a special light, and polished for a natural look. Dr. Perry and his team will go over how to best improve your smile with dental bonding.

  • Veneers

Dental veneers are thin layers of material, like porcelain, that are bonded to the surface of a tooth to change its color, size, shape, or length. Porcelain dental veneers are noted for their ability to resist stains as well and mimic the way a natural tooth reflects light. Resin veneers are much thinner so less of the natural tooth is removed before replacement. Dr. Perry, along with his team, will go over what kind work best for your broken or chipped tooth.

  • Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are always recommended to protect a weak tooth from further damage. It can also be used to hold together a broken tooth. The crown will provide you with a strong, solid replacement. The crowns are made in a lab to perfectly replicate the model made from impressions of the tooth. It will replace the original tooth, seamlessly blending in with the rest of your teeth. 

Prevent Injury to Teeth

On the other hand, maybe you fortunately have not damaged your teeth. In this case, you want to prevent the damage in the first place! How? Here are some tips:

  • Play sports? Get a mouth guard! Rancho Dental specializes in creating custom fit mouth guards.
  • Be extremely careful when eating certain things such as nuts, candies, and chips. Try your best to refrain from chewing on ice!
  • Especially if you are a grinder at night, think about getting a night guard. This will help to protect your teeth form becoming weak and worn down, therefore becoming susceptible to breakage or chipped tooth.

29746 Rancho California Rd

Temecula, CA 92591

Phone: (951) 699-4746
Fax: (951) 699-0868