Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth.
Dentine hypersensitivity is sensation felt when the nerves inside the dentin of the teeth are exposed to the environment. The sensation can range from irritation all the way to intense, shooting pain.
Possible causes for teeth sensitivity include:
Sensitive teeth can be treated. The type of treatment will depend on what is causing the sensitivity.
Sensitive teeth can be treated. The type of treatment will depend on what is causing the sensitivity. Dr. Erik Mendelsohn may suggest one of a variety of treatments:
Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing sensitive-tooth pain. Call our Egg Harbor Township office today (609) 646-1989 if you have any questions about your daily oral hygiene routine or concerns about tooth sensitivity.
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