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Solving Sensitive Teeth
November 21st, 2017


Sensitive teeth sufferers are all too familiar with the discomfort caused by this dental problem. If you have sensitive teeth, you will most likely experience a stab of pain whenever you sip on a hot drink, or when you bite into a frozen treat. This painful jab may sometimes radiate throughout the whole facial and head area. It is best to get this tooth sensitivity problem by your London Dental Studio dentist to get long-lasting pain relief.

Teeth sensitivity can be caused by several factors, one of which is tooth enamel erosion. The enamel is the protective outer layer of the teeth, covering the sensitive inner tooth portions including the dentine and tooth roots. Tooth enamel can be eroded by heavy consumption of acidic beverages (such as fruit juices), or food and drinks that have a high sugar content. A vigorous tooth brushing technique can also harm the teeth by making the enamel prematurely thin and eroded. Teeth grinding can also result to tooth erosion, which in turns leads to sensitive teeth issues.

Go to your dentist to get long-lasting relief from sensitive teeth. Toothpaste for sensitive teeth may be used to decrease discomfort by blocking the nerve endings on the exposed dentine parts. Fluoride gel may be applied to strengthen the teeth and ease the pain from temperature changes. A mouth guard may be provided, to prevent damage from teeth that are constantly grinding against one another.

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