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What happens when the enamel of the tooth falls off ?

Hello i am a 22year old female with no health problems.When i woke up this morning the white bit of my tooth ( Enamel i think) at the front fell of and underneath is a brown/reddy coloured tooth with a sharp end and it looks like the root off the enamel is still there the back side of my tooth is fine.What could it be?
Asked On : Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 's  Response
hi.from ur history it appears that there is chipping of enamel from the anterior region, due to which ur underlying dentin and pulp is exposed, which is appearing as brownish red in color.go to ur dentist, if it is only superficial chipping, light cure composites can be used to build the tooth.if there is pulpal exposure then u need to go for rct and ceramic crown.wish u good health
Answered: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
The thing came out may be tartered material,if a part of tooth is there,nothing to worry,
You may go for ceramic crown on broken tooth.It will be permanent and long lasting.
Consult dentist and seek advice.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
A portion of your tooth has broken off. If the broken part of the tooth involves the enamel or dentin it can be restored with a tooth colored material but if it has involved the pulp it should be root canal treated and a crown should be placed over it. Consult your dentist at the earliest.
Answered: Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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