Experiencing sharp pain in the tooth soon after having either a hot or a cold thing is known as Sensitive Teeth. Sensitivity can come through any hot or cold drink, sweet or sour eatables or even cold air. Tooth decay, wear & tear of the enamel, etc. can cause sensitive teeth. The most common symptoms are pain and discomfort especially arising due to hot or cold things, acidic food or even exposure to cold air.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
A dentist would do a routine examination to check your teeth for various kinds of tooth infection and related symptoms.
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH TREATED?
There are several techniques to treat Sensitive Teeth that consist of lasers, scaling and root planing. Also, Sensitive Teeth can be treated by medication and often, surgery.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tooth sensitivity is the most common dental issues and ma y affect about 57% of the population.