Mumsnet hasn't checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have medical concerns, please seek medical attention; if you think your problem could be acute, do so immediately. Even qualified doctors can't diagnose over the internet, so do bear that in mind when seeking or giving advice.
I'm hoping someone can give me a bit of advice. I have a small chip in a crowned tooth. I had planned to get it replaced, but when I went for the appointment this morning, my dentist was a bit worried that she may not be able to do the proceedure sucessfully if the tooth were very weak below. I decided not to go ahead, and to go and think about it, which she thought was quite reasonable.
My main question is this -the chip is small and in a place where the crown meets the tooth next door. I have not actually had any problems, it was just picked up on a routine check up. My dentist has explained what problems might occur, trapped food and the like but what I would really like is a view on wether I should just go ahead and get it replaced, or if I could wait.
Sorry! I'm a bit of a tooth worrier - teenage neglect catching up with me!