Treating And Preventing Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth can bring pain and discomfort when eating, drinking, or being exposed to temperature changes. Here’s what you need to know about this condition.

Key takeaways:

  • Sensitivity is caused by enamel damage, so keeping cavities and gum disease at bay is the first preventative step.
  • This problem can improve with fluoride treatments.
  • Sometimes, you can get good results by avoiding habits like tobacco use or brushing your teeth less aggressively.

You can also ask your dentist which desensitizing toothpaste is best for you.

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