Karen asked in HealthDental · 1 decade ago

Chip on outside of tooth?

I usually never ask medical questions to people on the internet, but I am. So I was brushing my teeth and I was looking very closely in the mirror, and noticed that there is a teeny tiny little dent in one of my front teeth, that I didn't even notice til now. No discoloration, just a tiny ding about " , " size, Could anyone tell me what this is from, or if It will have any long term effects on my teeth? Its very shallow, but Im just concerned, because well, Ive spent alot of money on my teeth.. lol

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It's probably a little defect in the way your tooth developed. Everyone has them. Teeth are not so perfectly smooth as we think they are once you dry them out and take a look at them. Saliva kind of hides many little defects, though.

  • 1 decade ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    I don't think there will be any problems with your "tiny ding" as long as your nerve isn't exposed.

    I wouldn't worry about it

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