What Do I Do If I Have Chipped My Tooth?

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Chipping a tooth can be a scary and nerve-wracking experience. However, even though it’s terrifying, it’s best to stay calm. There is no need to worry. Our K B Dentistry dental team can treat your tooth in no time. So, to begin dealing with the situation, there are a few things you should do.

First, call our office and schedule an emergency appointment with either Dr. Chad S. Burt or Dr. Kyle W. Dimond. The sooner you can get into our clinic, the better. When you come into our office, make sure to bring the pieces of your tooth with you. This means when you break your tooth, you need to save as many pieces as you can and keep them in a safe place.

Second, control the bleeding and reduce the swelling. First, control the bleeding by placing a piece of gauze pad to the area until the bleeding stops. If the bleeding fails to subside, replace the bloody pad with a new one and repeat this process until you come into our office. Second, reduce the swelling by icing outside the area for 15 minutes at a time. This should reduce the swelling as well as relieve your pain.

If you have any questions about how to deal with a chipped tooth in Midvale, Utah, or if you need help with the provided tips, please don’t be afraid to call our office at 801-255-3578 at your earliest convenience. Our dental team has the answers and information you’re looking for that can help you through this dental emergency with ease. Dr. Chad Burt and Dr. Kyle Dimond look forward to helping you!