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A cracked or chipped tooth can be bothersome, especially when it catches on your tongue or is painful. Moreover, compromised tooth structure can allow bacteria to get inside the tooth, become infected and cause even worse pain and problems. Cracked, chipped or broken teeth should never be ignored. They not only take away from your smile, but they could also seriously impact your oral health. As part of our general dentistry treatments at Downriver Smiles, we offer cracked, chipped and broken tooth repair in Spokane, WA.

Teeth are hard by design because of their purpose – they break down the food we eat for easier digestion. This hard exterior covering, called enamel, is the hardest substance in the body, even harder than ordinary bone. However, it can still become damaged by impact. Biting down on a popcorn kernel or other hard object can damage a tooth. A blow to the mouth while playing sports can cause a crack or chip a tooth.

Downriver Smiles in Spokane offers painless repairs for broken or chipped teeth. Most repairs are simple when the issue is caught early. It is only when patients ignore cracked or broken teeth for a while that things become complicated. Once decay sets in, your tooth will become much more painful, making it difficult to eat, sleep, speak or do most anything else.

Repairs to Cracked or Broken Teeth

Our dentists are experienced dentist who can easily and quickly repair cracked or broken teeth. At Downriver Smiles, we offer custom dental bonding that is color-matched to your natural teeth for a discreet repair. The repair material is made from ceramics and plastics and is shaped and honed into place before being hardened by a special light. It is durable and lasting, even on back teeth.

Some more severe cases may require a dental crown to cover and protect the broken tooth. Our dentists takes a mold of your tooth shape and the crown is created in a dental lab. When it is ready, he will bond it to the damaged tooth. Dental crowns can also be color-matched so your repair is invisible.

We May Be Able to See You Today!

Very often, a chipped, cracked or broken tooth causes immediate pain. This is a dental emergency that needs care as soon as possible. Hospital emergency rooms are not equipped for dental emergencies. Call Downriver Smiles when you damage a tooth. We leave time in our schedule to see emergency cases the same day. Call us, and we can provide instructions to care for the tooth until you can make it to our clinic.

Damaged teeth need quick attention to prevent more serious oral issues. Contact Downriver Smiles for chipped, cracked or broken teeth repairs in Spokane. We may be able to see you today for an emergency tooth repair.

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Downriver Smiles
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Pat ShelleyPat Shelley
02:13 02 Dec 23
Thoroughly professional.
Cheryl LaneCheryl Lane
02:15 01 Dec 23
William BurgermyerWilliam Burgermyer
02:15 30 Nov 23
Very professional and caring people
Ted AkedTed Aked
02:59 29 Nov 23
Nice pleasant office, no pressure, friendly gentle cleaning! Thanks!
Michael DealMichael Deal
02:43 29 Nov 23
I really appreciated the detail explanation of the services. Truly welcoming.
Rachael PetersonRachael Peterson
01:53 19 Oct 23
Dr. Gaunt is the best! This is the first dentist that I have had a good experience with. I had a root canal done and was so nervous, they made me comfortable and had it done within an hour. I would definitely recommend Downriver smiles!
Vyrdi OVyrdi O
04:26 10 Oct 23
I had the worst dental anxiety before going to Dr. Gaunt years ago- to the point I let my teeth go until they were breaking, in need of numerous fillings, root canals, and extractions. Dr. Gaunt was by far the best dentist I have ever had; he explained everything in as much detail as I required, made me comfortable with any procedure and has won my and my family's business throughout the years with his excellent care and demeanor. Dr. Gaunt and all his wonderful staff are a joy to work with and I can guarantee our continued visits in the years to come for any work my family requires. Thank you Downriver Smiles staff!
Cinda SchusterCinda Schuster
16:04 28 Sep 23
Dr Gaunt is a great dentist. I have been seeing him for years he always does a great job. I always feel confident in his care.The staff at Downriver Smiles Dentistry is always helpful & kind.
Lori AspenleiterLori Aspenleiter
04:40 12 Sep 23
Dr Guant is a great Dentist! He is very friendly, professional, thorough, compassionate and never ever rushes. He answers any of your questions or concerns! He spends extra time and does outstanding work! The office staff is very friendly and accommodating! Highly recommend Downriver Smiles!
Patty McGinnisPatty McGinnis
01:17 07 Sep 23
The employees at Shadle Smiles are so friendly and make sure you understand your procedures and cost before work is done. Dr Harding was my dentist and listened to my concerns about work to be done. He only does what work really needs to be done and what can wait. Love this place!
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  • The employees at Shadle Smiles [Downriver] are so friendly and make sure you understand your procedures and cost before work is done. Dr Harding was my dentist and listened to my concerns about work to be done. He only does what work really needs to be done and what can wait. Love this place!

    Patty M.
  • Best dentist in Spokane! Don’t look any further! I chipped my front tooth and they got me in the next day! Left with a beautiful smile and my wallet still intact! I wasn’t an existing patient, but I am now! Awesome environment and extremely friendly staff! 10/10 hands down would recommend!

    Cortney G.
  • Downriver Smiles is amazing! They provide the kind of experience that we all hope for when going to the dentist. Everyone there is caring and takes all the time needed to make sure you are comfortable and that your questions are answered. Dr. Harding is wonderful! I would never want to go anywhere else.

    Chris B.
  • Dr. Harding is gentle and thorough in his care. He always explains what he is doing and why. Great office staff, too.

    Sheri D.

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