Doctors for Teeth Sensitive to Hot and Cold in Medavakkam, Kochi
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TEETH SENSITIVE TO HOT AND COLD
Teeth Sensitive to Hot and Cold is a dental condition in which a sharp pain or discomfort is felt when teeth comes in contact with hot or cold food stuff. Tooth sensitivity is caused by wearing of the tooth’s hard enamel. Teeth Sensitive to Hot and Cold is also due to thinning of the enamel. Symptoms are:
Sharp pain while consuming hot or cold or acidic food
Discomfort while eating or chewing
HOW IS TEETH SENSITIVE TO HOT AND COLD DIAGNOSED?
The dentist will perform a physical examination and ask for details of symptoms to diagnose the situation. The doctor may suggest x-ray for further diagnosis.
HOW IS TEETH SENSITIVE TO HOT AND COLD TREATED?
The best treatment will depend on the severity of your sensitivity, as well as other elements. Your dentist or dental hygienist will evaluate your condition and suggest treatment options that are right for you. Whether they're for use at home or in the dental chair, these treatments could include one or a combination of the following:
Toothpaste formulated for sensitive teeth
In-office or home fluoride treatments
Crowns or bonded fillings to cover the exposed area
Gum grafting to cover the receding gum
Root canal treatment
DID YOU KNOW?
Sensitive teeth to cold and other types of food are a very common problem. It can cause a subsequent fear of dental treatment and improper dietary choices, allowing many to suffer unnecessarily.