Sensitive Teeth or dentin hypersensitivity is a dental condition in which a person feels a sudden pain or discomfort when teeth are exposed to cold or hot food. Sensitive Teeth is caused due to thinning of teeth enamel. Symptoms are:
• Pain while consuming hot, cold or acidic food
• Discomfort while eating or chewing
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
The condition is diagnosed based on the symptoms that the affected individuals experience. A routine dental examination will help in definitive diagnosis.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH TREATED?
The usual treatment procedures for Sensitive Teeth includes using a special toothpaste that leaves a coating on the teeth, making them less sensitive. Besides this, the dentist would also do a teeth cleaning and provide gels and ointments for internal application.
DID YOU KNOW?
Maintaining good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent Sensitive Teeth