Oceans Dental Group
3 Pine Cone Drive, Suite 108, Palm Coast, FL 32137

Dental Treatment Options for Chipped Teeth

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The damage caused by a chipped tooth can be minor or serious. If you have a minor injury, it only involves your tooth’s enamel. Your tooth is still securely in place, and your gums are not bleeding. The tooth probably won’t even be overly sensitive to hot or cold. You may only notice the chipped area when the rough edges irritate your cheek or your tongue. In this type of injury, the risk to your tooth’s inner pulp is very small, and urgent treatment is not necessary. To relieve irritation caused by jagged or broken tooth surfaces, place a small amount of dental wax over problem areas to protect soft tissues until you can see an affordable dentist. Treatment for minor chips may involve a dental filling or placement of a crown or cap to protect the tooth’s pulp.

If the tooth pulp gets severely damaged, your dentist may perform a root canal, which involves removing the dying pulp and nerve tissue and replacing it with an inert substance to restore stability and prevent infection. If root canal treatment is not feasible, the tooth can be extracted. If you have suffered a chipped tooth or another type of dental emergency, don’t delay in getting treatment because of finances or fear of pain. Delays could cause increased pain, infection, or even tooth loss.

Some tooth fractures may involve your tooth’s dentin. These injuries often cause sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures. If you delay in getting treatment, the prolonged exposure to bacteria can cause the inner pulp of your tooth to die, and pulp death often leads to serious infections and abscesses. Try to see your dentist in Palm Coast as soon as possible to avoid complications and save your tooth. Treatment for an injury involving dentin usually includes a sedative dressing, a dental filling, a crown or cap, and follow-up x-rays in several months to ensure that the pulp is still alive. An affordable dentist in can determine the most cost-effective way to manage tooth injuries of any type, and modern dental technology offers many ways to manage pain and anxiety.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Palm Coast, call Oceans Dental Group today at (386) 246-7619 or make an appointment.

Oceans Dental Group offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Palm Coast. Our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Oceans Dental Group, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Oceans Dental Group.

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This is a Great place for Dental work the staff is awesome !!!
Robert J.
Had my exam, teeth cleaned, and a tooth refilled in the same day. Dr Zulinski was very pleasant and nice, and Wanda did a great job cleaning my teeth. Professional all the way around, and I will be […]
Chad F.
Denise was fantastic, always hated the dentist until I had her for the cleaning. Very professional and friendly and made the experience enjoyable!
Scott N.
Very friendly staff and helpful. Especially since I’m very scared . The dentist and assistant were wonderful as well .
Nina M.
Denise, the new hygienist with this office, was very caring and informative with me. I was her first patient.
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I’ve always HATED to go to the dentist and my mouth sure is proof Thanks to the staff, my dental hygiene is getting back on track!!! They make my daughter and I feel like family which makes our […]
Tiffany J.
I had a dental emergency and they got me in fast and were very kind and understanding. Thank you
T L.
The dentist and staff are excellent, knowledgeable and professional. I feel comfortable and treated with courtesy and respect.
Julia R.
I appreciate the care Dr Z and her team that helped me, Meredith and Tina. They are very gentle, professional, understanding, knowledgeable, informative and know their trade well. Thank you!
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They did an outstanding in identifying and then treating an issue I was unaware of in a timely and professional manner. Very pleasant office environment. Makes me feel welcomed and appreciated every […]
Guy T.
The staff is so accommodating.
Francis C.
Always an enjoyable experience when I’m there. The staff is lovely and very friendly every time I go.
Ashley B.
People were very polite ,curtias and willing to answer all questions asked of them
David K.
Very friendly and caring staff. Great dental experience.
Matt H.
Personnel are knowledgeable and friendly. Tina put me at ease and Deb at the front desk has a wonderful personality.
Delfina T.
Dr. Zelinski is very good and her dental assistant is too. Both are also very nice people.
Franklin J.
Great cleaning!!!
Gail M.
I have been going to this dental office for 14 years, and have been very pleased with the dentist and the staff. I would gladly recommend this Dentist office.
James W.
Dr. Reddy and his assistant Marie were phenomenal.
Anne H.
Understanding of my situation, acting quickly & professionally
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