What is the best option to fix a chipped front tooth? (photo)

I chipped the front of my right tooth recently,although it's small I just went through dental straightening with the Inman Aligner and I want my teeth to stay as good as they were just after. Who would I go to to fix this, a normal dentist or someone who specialising in cosmetics? Or perhaps my dentist who dealt with my Inman case? And what is the best option, i.e. Bonding or composites

Doctor Answers 2

How to Fix a Chipped Upper Front Tooth

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Your teeth look great and the Inman Aligners and your orthodontist did a great job. As far as the small chip in your front tooth, I would suggest you have it bonded and the tooth will look perfect. Bonding can be done by a general dentist as well as a cosmetic dentist, they are pretty much one in the same!  Bonding is a very simple procedure and a good way to restore your beautiful smile!


Van Nuys Dentist

Chipped tooth

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Bonding is made out of composite so to answer your question bonding is the correct way to fix the chip. Most dentists should be able to correct a very small chip. If you have concerns I would find someone who does mostly cosmetic work.

Vicki Borowski, DDS
Dallas Dentist

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