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Dr. Monika Srivastava

Dentist, Delhi

Dr. Monika Srivastava Dentist, Delhi
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Reasons & Remedy for tooth senstivity

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reasons & Remedy for tooth senstivity
On drinking cold water or a sip of tea or coffee makes you uneasy or eating ice-cream or yoghurt is a nightmare, you may have a common problem known as “sensitive teeth.”

Various causes of sensitivity in teeth include:

1. Forceful brushing of teeth – it is the most common cause of tooth sensitivity. It causes thinning of the protective layer on our teeth that is enamel. Enamel protects our teeth against insult from food or fluids we take. Loss of enamel leads to sensitivity of teeth

Remedy:
• Gentle brushing of teeth
• Use soft bristle brush
• Change brush after 3- 6 months ( as the bristles wear away)
• Use little toothpaste ( toothpaste has abrasive particles which causes
wear away of enamel)
• Do brushing in up-down movement


2. Tooth decay – caries in tooth leads to tooth sensitivity. Caries remove the protective enamel layer exposing dentine layer to food and fluids. Dentine carries nerves which causes sensitivity

Remedy: Treatment involves removal of tooth decay and placement of
protective barrier on dentine that is a filling material

3. Old tooth fillings – over a period of time fillings may crack or break or get removed which leads to sensitivity.

Remedy: Change of filling in tooth

4. Exposed tooth roots- as a result of aggressive tooth brushing, gum recession and gum disease. It causes tooth sensitivity.

Remedy
• Use soft bristle brush
• Visit your dentist for gum disease treatment

5. Plaque and calculus - the purpose of brushing is to remove plaque that forms after eating food. An excessive build-up of plaque can cause your enamel to wear away. Again, your teeth can become more sensitive as they lose their enamel protection.

Remedy: The solution is to practice good daily dental care and visit your
dentist for cleanings every six months.

6. Habit of eating acidic foods -fruits like lemon, sweet lime, pickles and tomato juice contains acid which can dissolve enamel of teeth. Frequent use of acidic food causes tooth sensitivity.

7. Habit of tooth-grinding – grinding also cause tooth sensitivity due to loss of enamel.


Tooth sensitivity is treatable. You must have seen toothpaste made for sensitive teeth. However, toothpaste can only help limited no. of patient’s suffering from tooth sensitivity.

If your sensitivity is extreme and persists no matter what you do, please visit your dentist for an oral examination. Visit to dental specialist can determine the most likely cause of your tooth sensitivity and the best solution for your particular condition. I Hope this article will help you.

I am 54 year old man and my problem is that my saliva comes out during sleep. Please, give me suggestion regarding this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
nand kishore you are having salivation from mouth in night .good digestion and good oral hygiene is to be maintained .. take cap becosule with folic acid . apply boro glycerine . Do chlorhexidine mouth rinse regularly .
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I have bad breath problem from last 5 year. So many time I visit dental doctor they told may be this problem come from cavity. They fill my all effected teeth. Still I am facing this problem from so many years.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have bad breath problem from last 5 year. So many time I visit dental doctor they told may be this problem come fro...
Cavity cause lodgement of food which smells get them filled brush twice daily get scaling done use hexidine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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I have a gap on my upper jaw between my teeth it makes me to be uncomfortable to smile help please.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have a gap on my upper jaw between my teeth it makes me to be uncomfortable to smile help please.
Teeth spacing can b corrected with braces or I can go fr aesthetic corrections by capping of your teeth n closing spaces.
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Does daily gargling with salt water / lemon water cause cavities. I practiced it in good faith ,but now feel my teeth are affected. Also get frequent gum swelling and bleeding.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Warm saline rinses are good but lemon is acidic and can harm tooth mineralized surface.Gum problem can be due to gingivitis.Visit my clinic i can explain better on examination
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I had my first sitting of root canal treatment on my wisdom tooth as it was not properly emerged and got infected. The removal was a small OT and I was hesitant of that. The first sitting was a bit painful at times. Can RCT be painful? The doctor told me that the abcess was deep and that caused pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I had my first sitting of root canal treatment on my wisdom tooth as it was not properly emerged and got infected. Th...
Hi lybrate-user RCt is not painful as they put local anaesthesis and then you can not feel the pain. But when the sitting is done and the effect of anaesthesia is over then you can feel slight pain as the nerves are being operated so the dentist prescribes you painkillers for that time. So all in all no pain in the procedure. And do not take abscess or RCT lightly and should be done on time! Takecare.
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Is removing teeth is necessary when you are doing treatment of your teeth by braces.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is removing teeth is necessary when you are doing treatment of your teeth by braces.
Actually removing of the teeth is necessary only when your teeth are crowded or needs to be shifted back but there are no spaces between the teeth so extraction is a way by which we make space to shift the teeth in proper allignment.
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Can a root canal be done on the wisdom tooth? As I have both the wisdom tooth having hole and would want to fill it up and if require I am ok with root canal also. Doctors advise to take the wisdom tooth out but I do not want to loose my wisdom tooth. In one of the wisdom tooth, 15 years back a root canal was done but the silver filing came out. Please suggest a way to salvage wisdom tooth without it to take out.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It can b done theoretically it's the acces which is the prob n the third molars r considered vestigial organs but still if you insist consult a endodontist.
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My mom is 55 years old and she has some dental problems. 4 of her upper left teeth are reduced in density and it is spreading to the other tooth also, it seems to be like skeleton teeth. She is ill now, so we are unable to consult the dentist immediately. So please tell me what would be the reason for this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My mom is 55 years old and she has some dental problems. 4 of her upper left teeth are reduced in density and it is s...
Loga she is suffering from poor oral hygiene and caries in tooth . give her tab brufen for pain .and visit dental surgeon at the earliest .
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Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee

BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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How can I improve my teeth when wiring is done on my teeth to make our teeth white and clean?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
How can I improve my teeth when wiring is done on my teeth to make our teeth white and clean?
Hi lybrate-user use ortho brushes to clean your teeth and do regular gargles. Take soft diet. Take care.
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I am 23 years old male and I am having sensitivity issues in my teeth. How to remedy this problem ?

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
I am 23 years old male and I am having sensitivity issues in my teeth. How to remedy this problem ?
1.Use antisensetive tooth paste like RA thermoseal,Sequel F,Sensodyne, etc.Apply that paste on the sensitive teeth,keep it for 10minutes and then brush off. 2.Permanent cure for sesitive tooth is to cover the particular tooth with crown(cap).As sensitivity occurs when outer layer of tooth called enamel washes away resulting in exposure of destinal part, the 2nd layer of tooth.So if we cover the entire tooth with crown,u will be permanently relieved from sestivity.For this u have to visit a dentist.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), FICOI (Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists-USA), BDS, FAGE
Dentist, Bangalore
Our teeth perform the primary function of breaking down the food particles for further intake. So, healthy teeth equals to a healthy body. Visit a dentist every once in a while to keep your primary organs healthy.
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BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
Avoid vigorous or harsh scrubbing, which can irritate your gums. Brush the inside and chewing surfaces of your teeth, as well as your tongue.

Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpaste is it safe to microwave food in plastic containers?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpaste is it safe to microwave food in plastic containers?
Yes teeth whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more. Regular toothpastes only cleans your teeth of yellow plaque n tartar.
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Hi Due to upper jaw teeth infection my cheek got swollen. After infection dentist removed the teeth. Though cured the swelling remained. Is the swelling dangerous? if so what to do?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Swelling arises due inflammation that reaches deeper. Advised to take proper medications antibiotics and painkillers. For better help u can ask me. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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Hii Dr. I have 30 years old male and I have mouth ulcers problem every time. What I do for solved my problem.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hii Dr. I have 30 years old male and I have mouth ulcers problem every time. What I do for solved my problem.
For mouth ulcers you start taking multivitamins. Drink plenty of water, reduce spicy food, keep your stomach fit. Reduce stress level.
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Since the past one year I am having too much deposit on tounge. I hardly ever had to use a tongue cleaner before but now I am having to use it twice a day. What is the significance of this problem?thanks in advance.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Since the past one year I am having too much deposit on tounge. I hardly ever had to use a tongue cleaner before but ...
Hello, when we eat something it gets adhere to the tongue and bacteria feeds from it and produces bad breath and accumulation of food particles. Or it may due to other conditions like fungal infections.
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Hi. My friend Grind his Teeth every night in deep sleep? Is there any treatment for him?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi. My friend Grind his Teeth every night in deep sleep? Is there any treatment for him?
Try to get her a night guard from a dentist near you. the doctor will make an impression and get you night guard made over it. let your friend try this
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
The tiny tots must use a toothbrush with a small rounded brush head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.
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