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Why Do Some People Need Medication to Handle Their Sensitive Teeth

Posted on 7/26/2021 by Alyce
Why Do Some People Need Medication to Handle Their Sensitive TeethTooth sensitivity is a widespread condition. This condition causes some discomfort or pain in the teeth when they respond to stimuli like hot or cold hot temperatures. Tooth sensitivity can be either a temporary or a chronic problem. Though most sensitive teeth can be easily treated with a change in oral hygiene routine, some may need medication.

It May Have Some Underlying Conditions

If the sensitivity is due to some underlying conditions, you will need medical attention to prevent further infection. Conditions such as GERD can only be treated with acid reducers under our professionals' supervision. Teeth sensitivity caused by severe gum recession may require a gum graft. This is where we will take some tissue from your palate and place it over the tooth to protect it. Our experts will also advise you on what to do to prevent damage to your teeth.

Naturally Shrinking Gums

If your gums show signs of wear and tear and you suffer from tooth sensitivity, you will need a medical treatment option for your sensitivity. Shrinking gums uncover the teeth, and without much enamel to protect them, they can be extremely sensitive.

The Sensitivity Does Not Respond to Other Treatments

We may recommend medication for sensitivity if you do not respond to other treatment options. Apart from surgical gum graft, other medical options include applying fluoride to the sensitive parts of your teeth to reduce the pain and strengthen the enamel, bonding, or desensitizing, which involves applying a bonding resin to the sensitive surfaces of the root. This might include the use of local anesthesia and root canal. Root canals are especially used to treat dental pulp, and it is one of the most effective techniques for successfully treating tooth sensitivity. If you have persistent or chronic tooth sensitivity, get in touch for a medical solution.
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