Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth

Having sensitive teeth is a common issue among people today. The good news is that there are many treatment options available for sensitive teeth. No matter what causes your tooth sensitivity, visiting your dentist is the first step in treatment and can suggest the proper treatment for your specific needs.

Many things can cause sensitive teeth. These things include:

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

However, treatment options can include:

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

Proper oral hygiene will also always help with tooth sensitivity. While you brush, use toothpaste that caters to tooth sensitivity. This can also help you as you undergo your treatment process.

If you are experiencing sensitive teeth, talk to your dentist. Here at Smiles Dental, we are happy to help you achieve positive oral health. Don’t let your sensitive teeth keep you from enjoying your favorite foods or drinks. Stop suffering today and call us at 503.278.5455 to make an appointment.