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Tooth Sensitivity – Reason & Remedy

Tooth Sensitivity – Reason & Remedy

TOOTH SENSITIVITY
Everybody has a desire to eat what they wish but sometimes sensitivity makes it unacceptable.
Tooth sensitivity is a common name for dentin hypersensitivity or root sensitivity. If Hot ,Cold, or breathing in cold air makes your teeth or a tooth painful then you have sensitive teeth
CAUSES OF TOOTH SENSITIVITY
*FOOD HABITS
Intake of acidic foods, like raw citrus fruits, , aerated drinks, etc can contribute to tooth sensitivity.
*BRUSHING HABITS
Improper brushing techniques can abrade your teeth aggressively… Also using a hard bristled tooth brush can result in tooth sensitivity
*TOOTH DECAY
When the cavity extends beyond teeth enamel it gradually leads to tooth sensitivity
*GUM PROBLEMS
Gum recession can expose the roots causing sensitivity
*BRUXISM
Clenching and night grinding can cause wearing of tooth enamel resulting tooth sensitivity
TRIGGERING FACTORS
Cold Weather
Cracked or split tooth
Teeth whitening therapy
Pregnancy
Acidity and gastric reflux

PREVENTION OF TOOTH SENSITIVITY
-using flouride tooth paste
-brushing your teeth using a soft or medium bristled tooth brush.
-abstain from taking highly acidic food and drinks.
-wearing a mouthguard,if you are in the habit of grinding teeth.
TREATMENT FOR SENSITIVE TEETH
Desensitizing tooth paste
Flouride gel
Restoration of the lost part

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