Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can be a pain and can prevent you from enjoying some of your favorite food and beverages. The good news is there are many ways to control sensitive teeth.

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity

You get sensitive teeth when your gums pull back and expose the surface beneath, called the dentin. This soft layer makes up the inner part and roots, which have thousands of tiny tubes that lead to the tooth’s nerve center (the pulp). These channels allow the trigger (for example, the hot, cold, or sweet food) to reach the nerve in your tooth, which results in the pain you feel.

Testimonial Image    
"I wish I had found Dr. McDowell years ago. I couldn’t be happier with the results I’ve had on two dental procedures. He uses state of the art laser equipment. No more Novocaine and pain."
Nancy G.

We Can Correct Tooth Sensitivity

Other things that can cause sensitive teeth are:
Steps to Reduce Tooth Sensitivity

The good news is there are many ways to control sensitive teeth. You can:

Recent Articles

Dental Insurance in ...

When it comes to dental work, finding the right insurance can really help you save money and ensure ...
READ MORE

Laser Dentistry Guide ...

Laser dentistry is the greatest thing since sliced bread. Yes, you heard that right! The best part ...
READ MORE

Dental Anxiety – ...

Dental anxiety really does keep some of our patients up at night. We do our best not to take it ...
READ MORE