In case of Tooth Sensitivity, certain activities such as brushing, flossing, eating and drinking, can cause sharp, temporary pain in the teeth. Tooth Sensitivity is the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Cold or hot foods and drinks, sugary sweets, even a cold wind against the teeth can make the teeth sensitive or throbbing.
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?
Tooth sensitivity affects up to 57% of the population