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Best way to fix Broken Top Incisors?

please i need answers on what is the best way to with fixing my broken top inscisors

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Fixing Your Fracture

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This can be done one of three ways.....Using dental bonding, porcelain veneer, or a full coverage porcelain crown. I would go with dental bonding first to save on tooth structure allowing your bite will not interfere or cause the bonding to fail prematurely. Dental bonding will also be the least expensive option. The downside will be that it could break off over time since it is a fairly large fracture.


Henderson Cosmetic Dentist
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Broken central incisors on the top...

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Based on your brief description of broken central incisors, you have a few options.  If you were my patient, I'd offer the following options in no particular order.

Option #1:  Dental Bonding.  This is the least expensive fix.  It should only be considered temporary because bonding on biting surfaces, tends to break off very easily.  Also, bonding will stain a lot faster than your natural teeth, so you will likely need to have it redone every 1 to 2 years, depending on how well you take care of it.

Option #2:  Porcelain veneers.  A more expensive option, but a great permanent fix.  Veneers are extremely stain resistant and can be placed in 1-2 appointments.  Veneers, when done right, will typically last 20-30 years with proper oral hygiene.  

Option #3:  Porcelain crowns.  Exactly like veneers, but are needed if your teeth were broken off very short.

Good luck and I hope this helps. Follow me if you have more questions.
Sarah Thompson, DMD

Sarah Thompson, DMD
Belleville Cosmetic Dentist
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Best way to fix Broken Top Incisors?

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I would love to give you my professional opinion on how to fix your broken upper incisors, but you have not given enough information to answer your question. 
A photo of your teeth, some idea of how much of your tooth is broken off, where the break is, how deep, and if possible a photo of an x-ray taken by your dentist would certainly be helpful.
That being said, if the break is very small than a direct composite restoration is a commonly placed restoration.  If a large chip, porcelain veneers are commonly done.  If much of the tooth is broken off, or if the tooth needed to have a root canal, than full porcelain crown restorations may be the best way to go for you.

Norman Huefner, DDS
Laguna Niguel Cosmetic Dentist

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