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6 Ways to Help Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth

Eating and drinking are supposed to be pleasurable, but hot drinks, cold treats, and sweet treats can be excruciating if you have sensitive teeth and gums. Some of the most common causes of the condition include damaged or bruised teeth, tooth decay, gum problems, teeth grinding, dental care procedures, overzealous brushing, and worn enamel. If you’re grieving the loss of your favorite iced beverages or candy bars, there may be hope. Sensitive teeth can be successfully treated at any stage.

In some cases, you’ll need to see a dentist for professional dental care treatment, but if your symptoms are due to minor causes, these six simple tips may resolve your discomfort.

1. Use toothpaste designed to treat sensitive teeth. Be patient; it may take a few weeks to work.

2. Try using a fluoride rinse. This is especially helpful for those with tooth decay.

3. Practice good dental care. Plaque buildup irritates sensitive nerves.

4. Switch to a soft toothbrush. Hard brushes damage tooth enamel.

5. Avoid chewing tobacco and snuff. They cause gum recession and tooth decay.

6. Avoid hard candies. Chew sugarless gum instead.

Know When It’s Time to See the Dentist

In some cases, your sensitive teeth and gums may require professional treatment, especially if home remedies aren’t working, or you notice a change in the color of your gums or obvious tooth decay. After your dentist corrects the underlying cause of your sensitivity, you’ll soon be able to enjoy your favorite foods and beverages without flinching.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Ocala, call Advanced Dental Care of Ocala today at (352) 502-4381 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Ocala. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Ocala, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Ocala.

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