Skill & Artistry | Tooth Sensitivity Treatments
One in three adults experience tooth sensitivity. The following guidelines are designed to help you avoid many of the problems that can lead to sensitive teeth.
Some thinning of the tooth enamel and some gum recession occurs with age, but effective treatment is available for the pain of sensitive teeth and the early gum disease that is often the underlying cause. You can take action to stop tooth pain and help prevent further gum disease by:
Discuss sensitivity with your dentist to assess the problem and get advice.
Use a product such as Sensodyne toothpaste or Toothmousse to remineralise sensitive areas especially before undertaking tooth whitening procedures.
Duxton Dental have available a desensitizing single dose application used for comfort during hygiene and whitening.
Don’t leave fractured or chipped teeth unrepaired and seek advice about clenching and grinding.