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Chipped, broken or cracked tooth

Chipping, breaking or cracking a tooth is usually not serious. Your dentist should be able to treat it.


How to see a dentist in an emergency or out of hours:

  • call a dentist – if they're closed, their answerphone may say what to do

If you do not have a dentist or cannot get an emergency appointment:

You may have to pay for your appointment.

Read more about NHS dental charges

What the dentist will do

Treatments for a chipped, broken or cracked tooth include:

Read more about dental treatments