Doctors for Teeth Sensitive to Hot and Cold in Old Thevara Road, Kochi
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TEETH SENSITIVE TO HOT AND COLD
When the tooth's hard enamel wears down or gums recede, tiny microscopic tubes located in the layer of tooth below the enamel are exposed. Tooth sensitivity is caused by the stimulation of cells within these tubes, causing a short, sharp pain when the area is exposed to hot or cold temperatures through food and beverages — or even by the air.
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?
Treatment of Teeth Sensitive to Hot and Cold is based on the cause of sensitivity. Cavities or tooth decay is treated by cavity filling or root canal treatment. Usage of a toothpaste without any abrasive material is recommended in case of enamel erosion
DID YOU KNOW?
When dentin loses its protective covering of enamel or cementum these tubules allow heat and cold or acidic or sticky foods to reach the nerves and cells inside the tooth. Dentin may also be exposed when gums recede. The result can be hypersensitivity.