How to stop sensitive teeth?

How can you reduce tooth sensitivity?

Sensitive teeth can cause a great deal of discomfort for patients as they can massively affect what they eat and drink. However, there are some steps you can take to reduce the sensitivity and return to a normal diet. 
Primarily, visit your dentist and ask them for recommendations and potential treatments. The dentist can examine your teeth and quickly determine what the problem is. This will then instruct the course of action they take, and the treatment they prescribe. It could be that sensitive teeth can be fixed by using a specific type of toothpaste. Some specialist brands of toothpaste are designed to care for sensitive teeth and offer cavityDecay in tooth caused by caries; also referred to as carious lesion. protection.

Equally, your dentist may suggest that you reflect on your oral hygiene routine. To reduce the sensitivity of your teeth, you could brush more regularly, use particular mouthwash and also ensure that you are cleaning between teeth daily.

However, it could be that your sensitive teeth are linked to a wider and deeper problem such as cavities, gum disease or an infect root canalThe portion of the pulp cavity inside the root of a tooth; the chamber within the root of the tooth that contains the pulp.. In this case, you would need a dental treatment which could range from a simple fillingA lay term used for the restoring of lost tooth structure by using materials such as metal, alloy, or porcelain. to a more serious root canal surgery to remove the infected pulpConnective tissue containing blood vessels and nerve tissue which occupies the pulp cavity of a tooth. that is causing you discomfort.
If you have any questions about sensitive teeth, or any concerns feel free to contact your dentist and they will provide you with some advice, or suggest a consultation or appointment assess the problem and recommend solutions.

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