How to Prevent Tooth Sensitivity?

What causes tooth sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root.

Signs & Symptoms

If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful, then you may have sensitive teeth.

Treatment

Sensitive teeth can be treated. Depending on the cause, your dentist may suggest that you try desensitizing toothpaste, which contain different ingredients that help block sensation traveling from the tooth surface to the nerve.

Leave a Reply

EASY AND FAST

Request An Appointment

If you need to see a dentist, please fill the form below.

  • Please use this form for general information purposes only. DO NOT send personal health information through this form. Specific patient care must be addressed during your appointment.

    Please complete the following form to request an appointment. Please also note that availability will vary depending on your request. Your appointment will be confirmed by phone by a member of our staff. Thank you!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Font Resize
Contrast
Call Us Text Us