Doctors for Sensitive Teeth in Poovattuparamba, Kochi
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Experiencing sharp pain in the tooth soon after having either a hot or a cold thing is known as Sensitive Teeth. Sensitivity can come through any hot or cold drink, sweet or sour eatables or even cold air. Tooth decay, wear & tear of the enamel, etc. can cause sensitive teeth. The most common symptoms are pain and discomfort especially arising due to hot or cold things, acidic food or even exposure to cold air.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Sensitive Teeth is through a complete dental examination by the dentist and an evaluation of the symptoms. The dentist may check for broken teeth, receding gums and teeth decay while diagnosing Sensitive Teeth.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH TREATED?
Treatment of Sensitive Teeth depends on the cause of teeth sensitivity. Tooth decay or receding gums need appropriate treatment. If it is due to enamel erosion then usage of toothpaste with no abrasive material is recommended. A brush-on fluoride gel or a fluoride wash is recommended to reduce tooth sensitivity
DID YOU KNOW?
Dental cleaning or treatments like teeth whitening can also lead to Sensitive Teeth.