I just lost 1/4 of a tooth on my right bottom side. What are my options?

what are my options the dental nurse says I should be able to get it filled. Is she correct or will it mean an extraction. No pain

Doctor Answers 1

Broken Tooth

That's a tough question to answer without seeing the tooth, but typically what breaks on a lower tooth is a corner of the inside. This can usually be repaired by either placing a crown (cap) on the tooth or some type of laboratory made restoration. A filling will not hold up over time. Normally an extraction is not necessary.

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