If the sensitivity is due to a cavity, a restoration can be placed. If gum disease is the cause, the dental professional can perform a thorough cleaning of the area. However, if the cause is from dentin being exposed, then there are a number of professional and at home treatments that can be used to reduce the sensitivity. In Office Procedures: Fluoride varnish can be applied to exposed areas, strengthening the enamel and dentin Fluoride foam or gel can be placed into a mouth tray; you then sit with this in your mouth for 3-5 minutes, providing the teeth with a high concentration of fluoride to strengthen the areas Bonding agent, the material used to stick tooth colored restorations to teeth, can be used to seal the dentin surface and provide a barrier to the stimuli that cause sensitivity At Home: Use a very soft bristle tooth brush, with low abrasive tooth paste Brush correctly and do not over brush Use a tooth paste specially formulated to soothe the nerve endings in the tooth Use a high concentration fluoride toothpaste (given to you by the dental professional) to strengthen the tooth surface There are a number of treatments available, and your dental professional can help you find those that will work best, depending on your situation. Always seek a dental professional's help â do not try to diagnose this problem yourself. It may be the sign of something more serious, and only a dental professional can tell you what it really is. Regards Dr Ratnika Agarwal
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Hello, for sensitive tooth you can use any sensitive toothpaste available in market. visit a dentist and get it checked, if there is a cavity get it filled. get your scaling and polishing done every 6 months. b rush twice daily floss regularly and rinse after every meal.
In severe worn out/attrited teeth,as the protective Enamel gets worn out,the inner dentin is sensitive to thermal changes.You need to get a clinical examination done for the dentist to decide whether a RCT treatment,desensitisers or a crown can solve the problem.Regards
Dr Sumanmakam,Dental arts,jayanagar,bangalore.
you should start using sensitivity toothpaste. keep a layer of sensitive toothpaste on your teeth where u feel sensitivity. keep it there for 10 mins and then rinse off. you can repeat this for 2 times a day and even u can keep it overnight.
but, if even after this the problem persist then plz get it diagnosed by a dentist. So, that the problem is solved.
use thermoseal toothpaste and try once if not cured immediately show.
The pain seems to be a starting stage. If the problem is with cold it is reversible. But if with hot that is irreversible.for reversible desensitivity paste can help.for irreversible u have to go for pulp capping or root canal
Sensitivity to cold and pressure(touching the teeth)is a sign of early tooth inflammation (reversible pulpitis).using a desensitization toothpaste might help depending on the severity of the sensitivity.
use of desensitization toothpaste & mouthwash may help.visit a Dentist for better evaluation of your teeth.
if the sensitivity changes to continuous pain & inability to bite on the affected teeth ,pls visit a dentist as soon as possible to avoid the pain in teeth.
Thermal sensitivity is the first sign of a diseased tooth which is usually due to open dentinal tubules (small tubes extending from the 'alive' part of tooth to outer covering, 'Enamel'), it so happens by many reasons outer covering is lost and tubes are open to surroundings leading to sensitivity, The treatment is simply by closing the tubes... Which can be done by various alternatives ranging from advising use of 'specific' Toothpastes to appropriate Fillings by the dentist.
Can start using SHY-OR® for not more than 2 weeks.And visit a nearby Dentist.
Hi Sir , you didn't mentioned is it any specific teeth having a sensitivity or the whole teeth in the mouth is sensitive ? If it's just with the cold water or normal water , Desensitised toothpaste might help you , depending on the severity of the sensitivity, DrVenkat VDENTIS DENTAL CARE , Hyderabad
In severe conditions pls visit DENTIST
Try using Colgate Sensitive Pro relief tooth paste twice daily
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