Have you ever eaten ice cream or had a hot beverage that caused an immediate toothache? This could be an indication of tooth sensitivity.Tooth sensitivity has a number of possible causes including excessive intake of acidic food and beverages, dry mouth, bone loss, teeth grinding, smoking, brushing too hard, and much more. There are a variety of desensitizer treatments available. Dr. Lee Simon will work with you to determine the best treatment for you. Contact Dr. Lee Simon in Erie, PA to schedule a desensitization treatment appointment today.
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Fluoride — a compound commonly found in toothpaste — works to make the surface of teeth impeneratable, which protects the nerve, and prevents continued sensitivity.
Varnish is often applied to clean, dry teeth to act as an additional enamel protectant. There are many different types of varnish. Ask your dentist for more information!
Dentin is made of the common compound, potassium nitrate. This sensitive teeth remedy works over time by reducing nerve excitability. Call today to learn more.
Dental sensitivity is caused by over-excited or exposed nerves. Tooth sensitivity has a number of possible causes, which include, but aren’t limited to: excessive intake of acidic food and beverages, smoking, dry mouth, bone loss, and brushing your teeth too hard. Teeth grinding or trauma can also result in fractures, increasing sensitivity.
The following sensitive teeth remedies and treatments are available to help reduce pain and discomfort:
Although the cost will vary depending on the work required, treatments range from $50 to $300 per tooth. We work with a variety of dental insurance providers and offer an in-house benefits plan for all ages. We also offer payment plans and CareCredit financing. See our payment options and a list of our providers. And feel free to contact us with any questions!
You can prevent tooth decay and tooth sensitivity by gently brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste after eating or drinking. It may also be helpful to invest in a mouth guard to wear during sleep or daily activities where you find yourself grinding your teeth. Be sure to make routine appointments with Dr. Lee Simon’s office to ensure your smile stays healthy and bright.
Dental restoration services, such as crowns, tooth caps, and dental implants are also available at Dr. Lee Simon’s office. These would be offered in the case of cracked or missing teeth, or teeth that are beyond repair with a dentin adhesive.