Tooth Sensitivity also known as dentin hypersensitivity or root sensitivity is a striking pain that one goes through in their gums and teeth when they eat something hot or cold. It becomes really tough to deal with teeth sensitivity on a daily basis and it gets tougher when you can not eat your favorite food. Also, it is one of the most common dental problems and has a super easy solution as well.
What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?
There are multiple reasons why one can be diagnosed with tooth sensitivity. Here we are tried to cover some of the most common causes of tooth sensitivity.
Tooth decay (cavities), Worn fillings, Fractured teeth, Gum disease, Worn tooth enamel, and Exposed tooth root are the most common causes of tooth sensitivity.
There are a few people who inherently have a sensitive tooth or are born with it. But there is no need to worry about it. Cabrera Dental Associates has it covered for you. Here are 5 tips that would help you prevent and reduce sensitivity.
1. Use Proper Brushing Techniques – Use the right kind of toothbrush, use a good toothpaste and do not put too much pressure on your gums. Over-brushing is a real thing. One can damage their teeth by brushing wrong.
2. Try A Desensitizing Toothpaste – There are a lot of options available for a desensitizing toothpaste. Consult experts and make sure you use one of it. It would help a lot.
3. Wear A Mouthguard At Night – A mouthguard prevents you from grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding is one of the causes of the sensitive tooth. Using a mouthguard would come handy here.
4. Treat Periodontal Problems – If these remedies don’t seem to work, consult a periodontist. There might be some other untreated issue that is causing you sensitive tooth. This could be only diagnosed if you visit a periodontist and get your teeth checked up.
5. Ask Dr. Cabrera About A Fluoride Treatment – If you still have a problem of sensitivity. Ask Dr. Cabrera for a fluoride treatment. He would assist you in the best way possible and make sure you get rid of your sensitive teeth.