Sensitive Teeth Can be Treated

Many people struggle with sensitive teeth. It is common to feel the pain or sharp sensation if your teeth are sensitive. However, many people do not know there are many ways to treat sensitive teeth. Like any medical condition, it’s important to remember to first talk to your dentist so you can find out the cause of your sensitive teeth in order to treat them properly.

Many things can cause sensitive teeth, including:

• Cavities
• Worn fillings
• Gum disease
• Fractured tooth or teeth
• Worn tooth enamel
• Exposed tooth root

However, no matter what is causing your teeth to be sensitive, there are always treatments that can help reduce sensitivity. The first step in treatment is to talk to your dentist first, so your dentist can come up with advice on treatment options for your specific needs. Some of these treatments include:

• Desensitizing toothpaste
• Fluoride gel
• A crown, inlay, or bonding
• Root canal
• And more!

Don’t suffer from sensitive teeth any longer, take control of it and visit your dentist today! If you have questions about your sensitive teeth and would like to correct it, call us today at 503.342.8500 and schedule an appointment. We are always here to address any questions or concerns pertaining to your oral needs.