Sensitive Smile Suggestions

Mar 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

There’s nothing quite like dealing with smile sensitivity. You’re not sure what the problem is, you feel uncomfortable quite frequently, even caring for your smile can become irritating, but you know you need to protect your teeth and gums. What oh what to do? We have some very helpful suggestions that won’t require a tremendous effort on your part. What they will do is guide you away from sensitive teeth, so your smile feels normal again.

Try An Electric Toothbrush

While you may overlook this detail, smile sensitivity is often the result of brushing that’s too hard. When you don’t know you’re being too aggressive or if you can’t seem to control it, making the switch to an electric toothbrush can solve your problem.

Change Your Toothpaste

You’ll want to change your toothpaste if you’re dealing with smile sensitivity. The products on the market that are accepted by the ADA and that are formulated for sensitive smiles really do offer relief. Use the toothpaste as directed and remember that you may need to wait several days for results.

Check Your Habits

Ask yourself if you have any habits that may be contributing to sensitive teeth. Are you snacking on ice? Clenching your teeth? Do you have a cavity? Problems with your oral health often come with discomfort.

Call Your Friendly Dentist!

Since, as we mentioned, your smile sensitivity may be the result of an oral health problem like a cavity or otherwise, it’s best to come see us. We can figure out why you’re feeling particularly sensitive and offer any necessary treatments.

Stop Sensitivity By Scheduling A Visit

Talking over your symptoms during an appointment will help us get to the root of your sensitivity problem, so you can get back to comfort. Schedule an appointment today with Hilltop Family Dental by calling (510) 758-7222. We are proud to serve patients from Richmond, Berkeley, San Pablo, Pinole, Benicia, Vallejo, and more.


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