A common situation – an unsuccessfully caught nut or other hard object in food leads to tooth damage right up to a chip. The same thing happens with the bones in the fish or when cracking pieces of ice. Fortunately, the situation is not critical, and almost any damage can be repaired. In this article, we will analyze the types of damage and possible options for tissue repair (restoration).
Types of defects
Enamel chipping – superficial damage to the tooth, can be little noticeable to the naked eye. Nevertheless, it opens access to germs for dentin, increased sensitivity of enamel and caries may occur. Occurs due to exposure to abrasives, frequent aggressive cleaning, exposure to sweets and acids. Continue reading