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Sensitive Teeth – Maroubra Dentist

What Is Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity is very common. It’s estimated that one in three adults suffer pain due to sensitive teeth forcing them to avoid consuming cold foods and hot drinks.

Sensitive teeth (Dentin Hypersensitivity) are usually caused by the erosion of enamel (the hard outer layer of the tooth), which leaves the dentin less protected. The dentin contains tiny nerve endings that run down into the tooth root. Also, receding gums can leave the dentin and tooth root exposed.

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

  • Hot or cold foods and drinks.
  • Grinding teeth and clenching.
  • Aggressive brushing, too much brushing.
  • Poor oral hygiene, allowing bacteria to destroy the enamel.
  • Brushing with abrasive toothpaste or teeth whitening paste.
  • Receding gums due to aging or improper brushing and oral care.
  • A chipped or damaged tooth, exposing the dentin and nerves.

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How To Treat Tooth Sensitivity?

The first thing is to identify what has caused your enamel erosion, creating your sensitivity. So make an appointment with us. At Total Dental Care Maroubra, we are professionals and we’ll identify the cause and offer the best solution for your situation.

If you are suffering from dental pain make an appointment to see us immediately. Also start using a very soft-bristled brush and use toothpaste specifically designed to help lower teeth sensitivity.

Call Today – Maroubra Dentist

No referral is required. Simply make an appointment.
Call us at the surgery today on (02) 9344 4433, or you can contact us online

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