Tooth sensitivity is a sensation that unfortunately happens to many of us from time to time. This uncomfortable sensation is often felt when eating and drinking foods and beverages that are extremely hot or cold. When tooth sensitivity happens on occasion, it is nothing to cause concern. However, if you regularly experience tooth sensitivity and it is causing you to avoid foods or makes it difficult to clean your teeth properly, it may be alerting you to a problem with your oral health. These are common causes of tooth sensitivity:
Did you know that once tooth enamel is worn away, it can’t be replaced? That’s why it’s so important to maintain good dental hygiene. Dental enamel protects your teeth from decay, sensitivity, staining and other dental conditions. If your enamel has been affected, however, there are treatments we can use to reinforce your teeth and keep them healthy. Keep reading to find out more.