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Dr. Saulat Akram

Dentist, Kolkata

Dr. Saulat Akram Dentist, Kolkata
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Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Jaipur
Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

Dental problems can be very painful and take the smile off your face completely. Those who have experienced sensitivity would vouch for it. It just will not allow you to enjoy the hot coffee or a favourite sweet or a cold smoothie.  The pain that shoots down the tooth after any of these would leave the person shuddering.

The tooth has 3 layers, from the outside in these are the enamel, the dentin and the pulp.  The outermost enamel is mineralized and the hardest structure in the body. The next layer, dentin, has fine tubules and when the enamel is worn off exposing the dentin, sensitivity sets in. The enamel is thinner in some portions of the tooth like the neck and the roots, therefore sensitivity onset is quicker in these areas.

Some of the common reasons for sensitivity are listed below:

  1. Tooth decay:  As caries progresses from enamel to dentin, sensitivity sets in, especially to hot and cold foods.
  2. Wear and tear:  Excessive brushing of teeth can lead to wearing of teeth, especially near the neck areas, leading to loss of enamel and resulting in sensitivity.
  3. Dental damage:  Chipped or broken tooth can lead to sensitivity.
  4. Gingival disease: This leads to loss of gum cover over the tooth, leading to exposure of dentin and therefore sensitivity.
  5. Bruxism: Clenching of teeth, common in people with high levels of stress, can lead to enamel wearing and subsequent sensitivity.
  6. Dental treatment: Some dental procedures like scaling, crowns, root planing, and some fillings can cause transient sensitivity.
  7. Highly acidic food items: Citrus fruits, tomatoes, tea, etc. can lead to tooth sensitivity.
  8. Bleaching agents:  Most tooth whitening agents result in sensitive teeth.
  9. Excessive use of mouthwash: The mouth rinses contain high amount of alcohol which can also lead to tooth sensitivity.

Management: As with all health conditions, the first step in management is to identify the problem.  Whether it is dental decay or recent dental treatment, food habits or tooth whitening agents, the cause needs to be identified and then treatment begun accordingly.

  1. For lost enamel, be it decay or damage, the tooth again needs to be restored to its original form to cover the dentinal tubules and reduce sensitivity.
  2. For habits, be it food related or bruxism, in addition to treating the tooth, the habit per se needs to be addressed to prevent recurrence.
  3. For associated dental products like whitening agents or mouth rinses, talk to a dentist to switch to a less harmful product.
  4. De-sensitizing pastes are also available that can be used on a regular basis to reduce the problem.

Tooth sensitivity is annoying but there are ways to manage it effectively.

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Getting sensitiveness in teeth while eating or drinking anything and some of the teeth are become weak and getting sensitiveness in gums.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Getting sensitiveness in teeth while eating or drinking anything and some of the teeth are become weak and getting se...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I am 20 year old. On the brush time bludding in my mouth. And my skins above the teeth are cutted, as like as paria in my teeth what I can do? I use the synsodine toothpaste.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bleeding gums happens due to poor oral hygiene. Get the cleaning done first from dentist. And if you have sensitive teeth then only use sensodyne toothpaste. Otherwise its not required. You can use any fluoridated toothpaste.
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I have regular problem of teeth.My teeth are deteriorating or i can say gradually breaking the teeth wall and i have multiple cavities.Is there any way i can avoid all these. In upper jaw i have 3 teeth are criss cross.So for that what is suggestible. I have consulted 2-3 times . They suggested i should go for orthodentic treatment. Please suggest.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
First off all a picture of your teeth will revel many things.But without seeing your teeth I can only tell you to keep cleaning n get cavities filled bcz I can't comment blindly on ortho treatment without having seen teeth photographs
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My age is 32 i am getting tooth ache since last year diagnosed as peri odontitis gap in front teeth is increased can I under go clip method for reduction of space in teeth

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
The teeth with pain can be treated with rct and capping later on. The space between can be treated with all ceramic crown or veneers as well, for that you can consult me any time.
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I felt so much pain in my tooth since yesterday night, at morning I took medicine from a dentist but still it's pain continuously. & I can't eat food because of this.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Mostly continuous pain is due to cavities. You may need to go for rootcanal treatment or extraction of teeth.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer from my childhood. What can I do? please give me any suggestion which are beneficial for me.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from mouth ulcer from my childhood. What can I do? please give me any suggestion which are beneficial ...
Check your acidity conditions of teeth any sharp cutting edges of tooth your balance diet intake increase the no. Of times water intake means the interval between it should be small like 15 to30 min.
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I have sensitive teeth which troubles in consuming cold drinks and hot food. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have sensitive teeth which troubles in consuming cold drinks and hot food. What should I do?
If sensitivity is any particular teeth check for cavity. But sentitivity is almost all teeth go for sensitvity toothpaste like hiora -k or thermosealra toothpaste. Apply on sensitive area and left for 2-3 min and do brushing. Apply twice or thrice daily.
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What would be the cost of dental Crown if it is made of Full metal , Economic Ceramic,Regular Ceramic , premium Ceramic , Economic Zirconium , Regular Zirconium ,Premium Zirconium and what would be its warranty and longevity?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Nashik
Ur dentist can guide u regarding cost n material. The materials are good. There is no guarantee as such. They last for a longer time. A guarantee is given for machine not human body
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I' m 22 year female. I want to know that plen braces is good for teeth setting. Because I don' t want to take off my teeth. I consulted a dentist and he said my four teeth must be remove. So please any other options tell me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
The only other possible option could be to go for a smile makeover utilizing veneers and/or metal-free crowns. Please share some photographs for a more precise opinion.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
MISSING teeth should me replaced by artificial teeth within 2 weeks after extraction, otherwise it can lead to -
. Difficulty in chewing
. Affect the remaining healthy teeth
. Shrink the checks inside
. Difficulty in speech
If not replaced in time it gets difficult to get them in actual function again.

I'm having bad breath even though I brush two times a day. How can I get rid of this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm having bad breath even though I brush two times a day. How can I get rid of this problem?
To reduce bad breath, help avoid cavities and lower your risk of gum disease, consistently practice good oral hygiene. Further treatment for bad breath can vary, depending on the cause. If your bad breath is thought to be caused by an underlying health condition, your dentist will likely refer you to your primary care provider. For causes related to oral health, your dentist will work with you to help you better control that condition. Dental measures may include: Mouth rinses and toothpastes. If your bad breath is due to a buildup of bacteria (plaque) on your teeth, your dentist may recommend a mouth rinse that kills the bacteria. Your dentist may also recommend a toothpaste that contains an antibacterial agent to kill the bacteria that cause plaque buildup. Treatment of dental disease. If you have gum disease, you may be referred to a gum specialist (periodontist). Gum disease can cause gums to pull away from your teeth, leaving deep pockets that fill with odor-causing bacteria. Sometimes only professional cleaning removes these bacteria. Your dentist might also recommend replacing faulty tooth restorations, a breeding ground for bacteria. Diagnosis.
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Having headache for more than a week. Previously it was just toothache, now turned into severe headache. What should I do doctor?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Having headache for more than a week. Previously it was just toothache, now turned into severe headache. What should ...
Consult general medicine doctor,,toothache at times causes pain in head also,,so get dental checkup done also.
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Teeth Cleaning : The Right Way

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
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Various measures to maintain the right oral hygiene

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I have mouth ulcer. I have tried many ways to cure it. But its very often seen. Please suggest me anything more.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have mouth ulcer. I have tried many ways to cure it. But its very often seen. Please suggest me anything more.
Hi, there are many causes of mouth ulcers like stress, trauma, constipation, vitamin deficiency and many more. Riboflavin will not help much unless the ulcers are due to vitamin deficiency. You can apply mucopain gel over the ulcers four to five times a day for relief from burning and pain. Visit an oral medicine specialist for complete treatment. Regards.
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Tips on Root Canal Treatments

Diploma In Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
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Here are some tips on root canal treatments and dental implants

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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.

I am 23 and male my mouth smell badly even after brushing my teeth twice a day and I am feeling bad to talk with even my friends.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 23 and male my mouth smell badly even after brushing my teeth twice a day and I am feeling bad to talk with even...
Visit a dentist and get scaling (cleaning) done, use a mouthwash before bed and brush twice a day. Your problem of bleeding gums and bad breath would heal with in 7-10 days.
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How to get rid of oral sensitivity, it gives a sharp and narrow pain for me. Sensodyne n other pastes only only satisfying the temporary pain but do not help in long run. Pls help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer (enamel) of teeth. That can be due to: - tooth grinding - acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - a chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin. Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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Root Canal Treatment

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Root Canal Treatment

When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.

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