Feeling a sharp, sudden pain in your teeth when drinking something cold is a sign of tooth sensitivity. There are many possible causes, including cavities or a dental injury.
If your child is experiencing tooth sensitivity, take him or her to see a dentist as soon as symptoms occur.
When tooth enamel wears down, unprotected nerve endings may cause pain and sensitivity in teeth. Fortunately, sudden tooth sensitivity is usually temporary and easily treatable.
The American Dental Association (ADA) lists many causes for tooth sensitivity, including:
There are several things that can reduce tooth sensitivity, including:
In severe cases, the following dental procedures can help to reduce sudden tooth sensitivity:
Sudden tooth sensitivity should be treated as soon as symptoms occur. Most instances are easily treatable, but if left unattended, your child’s case may develop into more serious issues like tooth decay.
Kool Smiles provides quality dental treatment and education to children all across the country. With over 120 locations in 15 states, plus Washington, D.C., our professional staff of dental professionals can help you find affordable, quality care for your child’s sensitive teeth.
Kool Smiles also accepts most forms of insurance, including Medicaid, SCHIP, and TRICARE. Call us today to schedule an appointment for your child.
Mouth Healthy: http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/s/sensitive-teeth
Oral B: http://www.oralb.com/embraceit/types-of-braces
Ask the Dentist: http://askthedentist.com/how-does-desensitizing-toothpaste-work/
Dentistry Today: http://www.dentistrytoday.com/restorative-134/1817–sp-1844026824
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