Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?
Have you ever felt pain after a bite of ice cream or a spoonful of hot soup? Pain caused by hot or cold foods could be a sign of a cavity, it is common in people who have sensitive teeth.
It may be a temporary or a chronic problem, and it can affect one tooth, several teeth, or all the teeth in a single individual. It can have a number of different causes, most cases of sensitive teeth are easily treated with a change in your oral hygiene regimen.
Symptoms of sensitive teeth
People with sensitive teeth may experience pain or discomfort as a response to certain triggers. You may feel this pain at the roots of the affected teeth. The most common triggers include hot foods, cold foods and, sweets, acidic foods, cold water.
What causes sensitive teeth?
Some people naturally have more sensitive teeth than others due to thinner enamel. The enamel is the outer layer of the tooth that protects it.
- Brushing teeth too hard
- Using a hard brush
- Regular eating or drinking acidic food
How are sensitive teeth diagnosed?
If you’re experiencing tooth sensitivity for the first time, make an appointment with Dr. Sunny in Bellandur or Sarjapur Road. You can book an appointment with a dentist in your location by contacting us. They can look at the health of your teeth and check for potential problems like cavities, loose fillings, or recessed gums that could be causing the sensitivity.