Do you find yourself experiencing tooth sensitivity regularly? It is not uncommon to feel slight discomfort from time to time if you bite into a cold ice cream. However, if you notice that you feel discomfort each time you eat something hot or cold or when you brush your teeth, you may be experiencing a problem with your oral health. Tooth sensitivity is one of the warnings your teeth give off to alert you that something isn’t right with your oral health. We want to share what can cause tooth sensitivity:
At Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, we do all we can to save your natural teeth. You will only have one set of adult teeth in your lifetime. We know that anything can happen, and thankfully, we have the know-how and technology to treat any problems, but we love it when patients can keep their natural teeth. When patients experience severe decay or mouth trauma, we may suggest a root canal. Over the years, this treatment has gotten a bad reputation. Patients often fear this common treatment when they simply don’t understand the process.
We are so excited the summer season is a few short weeks away! After a long winter, we have been enjoying the spring weather and are looking forward to the hot summer days full of fun and relaxation. On a hot summer day, there is nothing quite like eating some ice cream to cool off. Would you love to enjoy ice cream but find yourself cringing due to discomfort in your teeth? You are most likely suffering from tooth sensitivity. While it is common to experience tooth sensitivity on occasion, repeated occurrences are a warning that there may be a problem with your oral health. Continue reading to learn what your mouth may be trying to tell you.