Doctors for Tooth Sensitivity in Medavakkam, Kochi
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Tooth sensitivity also known as dentin hypersensitivity affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can come and go over time.
HOW IS TOOTH SENSITIVITY DIAGNOSED?
A Dentist diagnoses Tooth Sensitivity by examining the tooth and surrounding area and performing a complete dental examination. An X-ray of the aching tooth can help identify Tooth Sensitivity.
HOW IS TOOTH SENSITIVITY TREATED?
Following the best practices in oral hygiene itself can be the best treatment for Tooth Sensitivity. Firstly use the softest of brushes to brush your teeth. Use specific toothpastes which are meant to address the sensitivity issue and you can start feeling the relief. In addition, make an appointment with your dentist regularly to ensure you have the right set of teeth.
DID YOU KNOW?
That teeth whitening procedures may also be one of the causes for Tooth Sensitivity?