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The Surprising Causes Of Sensitive Teeth

10th / April / 2017

Although a dentist is able to treat multiple issues, the fact of the matter is that sensitive teeth continue to plague countless individuals. Many will be surprised to learn that specific lifestyle choices will have an effect upon this condition.

Is it possible to enjoy a pain-free smile? Let us examine some instances which lead to tooth sensitivity.

  • Tooth whiteners and even specific toothpastes can actually cause sensitivity to worsen if they are used too often.
  • Periodontal disease (receding and/or bleeding gums) will expose more of the root; thereby increasing sensitivity.
  • Those who have had recent dental work may experience temporary (although short-term) sensitivity.

“Just about everyone wants a brighter smile, but for some people, tooth whiteners and toothpastes with peroxide-based bleaching solutions can cause sensitive teeth.”

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