Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth is when certain activities cause a sharp temporary pain in your teeth. These activities can include brushing, flossing, eating, drinking, exposure to heat and exposure to cold.

Sensitive teeth are usually the result worn or damaged tooth enamel. Other causes can include:

Your dentist will can perform a dental examination and suggest possible solutions to your tooth sensitivity. The solution may be as simple as switching to a toothpaste designed for sensitive teeth. In the case of major damage to a tooth, a root canal might be needed to prevent future pain.

Possible Treatments can include:

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