Patients with broken teeth seek a dental team in Houston who provides emergency dentistry

woman with teeth pain

You may have bitten down on ice or a piece of candy, resulting in broken teeth. First, do not panic. Next, call Vivid Dental at (281) 809 4902. If you experience any swelling, place an ice pack on the outside of the mouth. If there is bleeding, place gauze pad on the affected area for about 10 minutes. When you arrive at our Houston office, you will meet with our caring dentist, Dr. Monti Harpalani. We ensure your dental emergency will be addressed promptly. Depending on the extent of damage, crowns may be the ideal solutions for protecting and strengthening the teeth. We will explain what can be expected before, during, and after crown treatment.

Before treatment

The first step toward a healthier smile is meeting with our dentist who will thoroughly examine your mouth, teeth, and gums. The affected teeth will be examined for decay. X-rays may be taken to examine the jawbone and soft tissues. Once there is a diagnosis, a treatment plan can be tailored to meet your needs.

During treatment

If you are a candidate for dental crown treatment, we will numb the affected tooth and surrounding areas before the procedure. We can provide nitrous oxide to ensure relaxation during treatment. There is typically minimal tooth preparation to ensure the crowns fit precisely. The crowns will be checked for ideal fit and color before placement. We provide different types of crowns to meet the unique needs of patients. Porcelain crowns may be ideal for the anterior teeth or teeth that show when smiling. These crowns are natural looking and stain resistant. Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns may be recommended for the posterior teeth, where more force is exerted for chewing and grinding food. This material can withstand these forces well.

After treatment

We will provide proper aftercare guidelines, which may include avoiding eating until anesthesia wears off and all numbness has disappeared. You should be able to brush and floss normally. Dental crowns can last up to a decade or more with excellent care.
Have you damaged your teeth? Do not hesitate to call the Vivid Dental team today.
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Dr. Monti Harpalani, Vivid Dental

Vivid Dental

Dr. Monti Harpalani

Dr. Monti Harpalani is one of the most respected and highly sought-after dentists in Houston TX. Having graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery, he furthered his passion for dentistry through a yearlong General Practice Residency at the Woodhull Medical Center in New York. Here he gained exposure to the fields of cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and pediatric dentistry. Since then Dr. Harpalani has had extensive hands-on experience and training in the varied facets of dental care and is keen on providing his patients with customized and comprehensive dental care. Through his dental practice, Vivid Dental, he brings to patients cutting edge and modern dental treatments such as Lumineers, Veneers, and Six Month Smiles. Also, he provides traditional solutions such as crowns, implants and root canal procedures and can also be contacted for dental emergencies.

11560 FM 1960 West,
Suite #200,
Houston, TX 77065
(281) 809 4902

Our Office Hours

Monday 10am-6pm
Wednesday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Emergencies Seen Promptly


Amenities Offered

  • Friendly, Caring Staff
    (Each Has a Gentle Touch)
  • Living Room Style Waiting Area
  • TVs in Treatment Rooms
    (PLUS Pillows, Blankets, & Warm Scented Towels)
  • Internet Station &
    Complimentary Refreshments
    in Reception Area
  • Insurance Friendly &
    Flexible Financing