Sensitive Teeth may affect the teeth or the exposed root surfaces. This condition occurs when the protective coating of the teeth, the enamel gets thinner. It may also happen due to gum recession. The symptoms are sensitivity to hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods. People with this dental problem experience a sharp pain when they consume the above mentioned foods.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
A dentist would do a routine examination to check your teeth for various kinds of tooth infection and related symptoms.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH TREATED?
The doctor prescribes the use of soft bristled toothbrush, correct brushing & flossing procedures. Further the patients complaining of this condition are suggested to use fluoridated tooth & mouth rinse. Maintaining good oral hygiene is extremely important. If problem still persists then the doctor may recommend various dental techniques such as application of dentin sealers, fluoride varnishes and white fillings to the exposed surfaces of the root.
DID YOU KNOW?
Maintaining good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent Sensitive Teeth