Tooth Sensitivity Treatments

Tooth Sensitivity Treatments

Posted by Broadmoor Dental on Dec 23 2021, 07:53 AM

Does hot coffee make you wince? Does cold ice cream trigger a jolt of pain? Or does brushing your teeth or flossing cause you extreme discomfort? If you said yes, then you have sensitive teeth. It is best to get it checked by a dentist or it could even turn into a chronic condition. 

Consult a dentist at Broadmoor Dental, Colorado Springs for your teeth sensitivity. They will take care of your problems in the most professional manner. Meanwhile, let’s understand more about tooth sensitivity and the possible treatments. 

What Is Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity or ‘dentin hypersensitivity’ is a condition where you experience pain and discomfort in your teeth due to hot or cold stimuli. You may either feel the discomfort in one tooth or all of your teeth. Remember the feeling you get when you bite into something very cold or drink something very hot? The tingling and weird sensation in your teeth is due to teeth sensitivity.

Symptoms of Teeth Sensitivity

The only symptoms that you may experience are pain and discomfort in response to the different triggers. Some of these triggers are listed below for your convenience.  

  • Hot drinks and hot foods
  • Cold drinks and cold foods
  • Cold air during severe winters
  • Sweetened foods and beverages
  • Brushing
  • Dental flossing
  • Alcohol-based mouthwash

Tooth Sensitivity Treatments

You are not alone when it comes to dealing with sensitive teeth! We have the solution you are seeking. Here are the easy ways out of this unpleasant problem.

Desensitize Your Teeth

Desensitizing toothpastes contain substances that block the sensation being transmitted from your tooth’s surface to the nerve. You will need multiple uses of this toothpaste before you can see the difference in your sensitivity.

Fluoride Gels

Visit the dentist for a fluoride gel treatment. It involves the dentist applying a high concentration of fluoride on the teeth. This helps reduce the chances of cavities and improve your teeth's health.

Adding a Crown or Bonding

You may experience sensitivity when your tooth is open and exposed. The nerve below may be extra sensitive due to this exposure. In such cases, a bonding resin or a crown is applied to the tooth and the sensitive root surface is covered.

Do you have sensitive teeth? Are you looking to treat this problem? Book a consultation with our inhouse dentists by calling (719) 576-5566 or booking your appointment online. You can also visit us at Broadmoor Dental, Colorado Springs, Co, 1930 S Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80905.

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