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Sensitive Teeth

Causes Of Sensitive Teeth

Common Reason for Tooth Sensitivity

  • Tooth Decay
  • Enamel Erosion
  • Worn out Tooth filling
  • Fractured tooth
  • Exposed tooth roots caused by gum Disease 
  • Intake of hot/ cold/sweet/ acidic foods and beverages
  • When the teeth come in contact with cold air that reason a sensitive tingle
  • Brushing too hard or flossing incorrectly
  • Use of alcohol-based mouthwashes

How to Reduce Tooth Sensitivity?

Gingival recession and cervical tooth wear can be avoided with the best dietary and oral hygiene practices. A proper brushing technique will help reduce gum recession and cervical tooth wear.

Consumption of acidic food and drink should be limited to reduce acid attacks on the tooth enamel. More than that, the teeth should not be brushed immediately after the consumption of acidic food and drink. Non-abrasive food will help reduce the risk associated with tooth wear. Flossing once a day will also help reduce Gum Disease and Tooth Decay.

Though Tooth Sensitivity is not a serious problem, it should be detected early and treated properly so as to keep your permanent dentition healthy for a lifetime.

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