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 diagnoses Sensitive Teeth by conducting a dental examination to check for inflammation and any other underlying cause.
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?
Tooth sensitivity is the most common dental issues and ma y affect about 57% of the population.