Desensitization Treatments for Patients with Sensitive Teeth in Erie, PA

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.

Schedule an appointment, now.

New Patients Contact Us

Woman smiling with beautiful teeth.

Types of Treatments for Sensitive Teeth


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 Adhesives

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.


 Have Questions?

How do teeth become sensitive?

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.

What treatments are available?
How much do tooth sensitivity treatments cost?
How do I maintain my fixed teeth after desensitizing treatments?
What if the damage requires more than desensitization treatment to repair the tooth?