Sensitive Teeth or dentin hypersensitivity is a dental condition in which a person feels a sudden pain or discomfort when teeth are exposed to cold or hot food. Sensitive Teeth is caused due to thinning of teeth enamel. Symptoms are:
• Pain while consuming hot, cold or acidic food
• Discomfort while eating or chewing
HOW IS SENSITIVE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
The condition is diagnosed based on the symptoms that the affected individuals experience. A routine dental examination will help in definitive diagnosis.
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?
Maintaining good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent Sensitive Teeth