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Any dentists who could advise me?

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Kammy Thu 04-Sep-08 11:51:34

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!

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