What are the symptoms of sensitive teeth ?
You may experience pain or discomfort as a response to certain triggers like hot and cold foods, beverages, cold air, sweets, acidic food or juice, cold water, brushing , flossing and certain mouth washes. Sometimes there may be a cavity that can give you sensitivity. Sometimes these symptoms may be mild or intense.
How do you get sensitive teeth?
Enamel can wear away from brushing your teeth too hard, using a hard bristle tooth brush, grinding or clenching your teeth. Acidic foods and beverages, gerd, gum recession, tooth decay, broken or chipped teeth . Loose fillings can also cause sensitive teeth.
What is the treatment for sensitive teeth?
Sensitive teeth are treated after finding out the cause of sensitivity.
We offer Laser dental treatment at our family dental office in Worcester,MA to reduce sensitivity on our patients' teeth.
Choose a tooth paste, that is made for sensitive teeth. You may need prescription strength fluoride.
Use alcohol free mouth wash and mouthwash with fluoride
Use a soft bristle tooth brush
Get treatment for receded gums
Get cavities and broken teeth fixed by your dentist
Maintain good oral hygiene
Get medical help to treat gerd and bulimia
Visit your best family dentist and get it evaluated