Why are my teeth sensitive?

There are several ways that dentin can become exposed leading to tooth sensitivity. Here are a few common causes of sensitive teeth resulting from dentin exposure: Gum recession due to gum disease. Overaggressive brushing or brushing with a hard bristled toothbrush. Too many acidic foods and beverages. Teeth grinding. Tooth decay or physical injury to the tooth. Recent dental procedure. Always see your dental professional for tooth pain that is severe or consistent and lasts for more than a day

What can I do to manage sensitive teeth?

With the many recent advancements in oral health technology, you might not have to accept sensitive teeth as a fact of life. There are a number of options for treatment of sensitive teeth: Brush and floss your teeth twice a day to prevent gum disease. Be sure to clean all parts of your mouth, including between teeth and along the gum line. Brush gently and use a soft bristled electric toothbrush. This will help prevent overaggressive brushing and protect your