The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

5 Popular Procedures for Treating a Broken Tooth

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Don’t worry if you have a chipped or broken tooth, because there are many simple ways to repair and restore your smile. Discover the top five treatments.

Composite Bonding

Bonding has been a favorite in family dentistry to repair decayed and discolored teeth, but it’s now being used more and more to fix a broken tooth and chipped teeth. It’s remained so popular because it lasts more than ten years, doesn’t call for an anesthetic, and will match a tooth’s natural shade with ease.

Dental Crowns

A crown is a protective cap that completely covers a tooth to preserve its full function and restore its natural appearance. It’s one of the most common procedures prescribed by family dentistry experts for a broken tooth or chipped teeth because it offers so many benefits at a lower cost than other treatments.

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are secured onto teeth. They are extremely popular because they provide the most natural and attractive results, while lasting up to 30 years with proper care. While porcelain veneers may cost more than other options, an affordable dentist should be able to put them in easier reach.

Root Canal

Very badly broken or chipped teeth usually demand a root canal, followed by a crown for protection and aesthetics. For the root canal procedure, a family dentistry specialist will simply remove the decayed portion and the nerve of the tooth. Even though it’s notorious for being painful, most people experience little or no discomfort.

Dental Implant

If you suffer a crack in your tooth that dips into the gum line, the tooth cannot be saved and will need to be extracted. Then, a dental implant will be used to replace your natural tooth. While this procedure may cost more than other treatments, finding an affordable dentist can greatly reduce your cost and concern.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in South Bend, call The Dental Center of South Bend today at (574) 367-7000 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in South Bend. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of South Bend, 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 The Dental Center of South Bend.

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The service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The entire staff had a genuine, welcoming smile and seemed to care about every client. I have rarely seen such authentic friendliness and caring […]
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Polite and efficient staff, and I especially liked meeting the new dentist, Dr. Patel, I believe, as he was very welcoming and professional.
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I had a previous concern with the numbing agent. I explained this and they were wonderful working with me and my concerns! Really a great bunch of people!
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Took our 3 yr old for her first visit and they were great with her.
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I have come to you for years and am very happy with the service
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My dental hygienist is excellent.
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Deanna is very thorough and does an excellent job explaining the work being performed. The hygienist that shares work space with Deanna has cleaned my teeth in the past and is great as well.
Jeff J.
I’ve always had great experiences with the hygienists and Very happy with the work dr metzler does…. They all seem to genuinely care about the patient.
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Professionalism manner of the staff, dentist was very knowledgable and have a good sense of humor.
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We have been with The Dental Center for about 6 years now and have never been let down with the quality of service and knowledge. Thank you!
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  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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