Tooth Sensitivity

Related Terms: Root Canal Treatment, Dental Scaling, Bad Breath Treatment, Bleeding Gums Treatment, Tooth Brushing Technique, Sensitive Teeth, Loose Tooth Treatment

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Tooth Sensitivity - Causes, Treatment and Home remedies
Article Overview: The sensitivity of tooth is one of the most common dental problems that each one of us faces at some stage of our life. This article deals with the causes, treatments, home remedies, and preventive measures to deal with teeth sensitivity.  Read Article »
Dr. Honey Arora

Tooth Sensitivity, termed as dentinal hypersensitivity, causes short lasting sharp pain in a single tooth or multiple teeth. It occurs when teeth come in contact with hot, cold, sweet, and acidic foods or due to exposure of teeth to air. Important Points Teeth sensitivity can cause serious disco ...  Read Article »
Why is there tooth sensitivity even after getting a filling done?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a filling done last week on my distal lateral incisor. It was pretty sensitive for a few days but it dissipated. This morning, after I brushed and flossed, the sensitivity to cold air returned and was getting progressively worse with throbbing and a headache. I took four 200 mg ...  Read Full »
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. I think there is a breach or dislodging of filling. You need to visit the dentist again and get a dental X-ray (IOPAR) done. It is reversible pulpitis and you will feel pain and sensitivity. Use fluoridat...  Read Full »
I am having tooth sensitivity and bad breath. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I am feeling sensitivity in my teeth and my mouth smells as well. What should I do?  Read Full »
Dr. Deepti Jakhmola

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As stated by you this seems to be the case of gums disease commonly called pyorrhoea.  Read Full »
Can gum be brought back to its original position after recession?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I have a tongue side gum recession in lower front six teeth. I am feeling sensitivity and my teeth are slightly mobile. I have gum receding near about 6 mm. Can gum be again gained to its original position? What should I do?  Read Full »
Dr. Tooba Qazi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your gum recession is not very severe. You just have to get scaling done at every 8 to 10 months time period. And for sensitivity, use Protect (Potassium Nitrate) mouthwash for sensitivity for one month twice a day. And do saltwater mouthrinses before sleeping for two w...  Read Full »
Please suggest a way to get instant relief from sensitive teeth.
Query: Hi doctor,I have tooth sensitivity problem. I am suffering from this problem since last two months. I am unable to drink water also. I tried many sensitivity toothpastes, but it does not work properly. Please suggest me a proper drug or suggestion for instant relief.  Read Full »
Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Tooth sensitivity happens due to many reasons, and it may be because of cavities in teeth. For instant relief, you need to put desensitized toothpaste, but as you are saying it is not working, then it is better for you to visit a dentist and get an x-ray done. The...  Read Full »
I have swollen gums with sharp pain while eating or drinking. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, My tooth hurts anytime I eat or drink. It feels hot. I feel hot, it is sharp pain that does not go away. My gums are swollen.  Read Full »
Dr. Vijeta Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your tooth has sharp pain due to tooth sensitivity (due to enamel erosion) once you get it treated pain will subside. If erosion has not involved the pulp then only restoration can help you, or when the pulp is involved, then root canal treatment will be a solution. ...  Read Full »
Is it good to place a permanent crown in the tooth after a root canal treatment?
Query: Hi doctor, I had a cracked temporary crown in the tooth. I had some decay in the same tooth. I do not have pain in the tooth. But I had a sensitivity. My dentist examined the tooth and told that the decay has extended to the nerve area. My dentist did a root canal in the tooth. Now, I am fine with ...  Read Full »
Dr. Georgios Chatzopoulos

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Crown failures often indicate a caries progression below the tooth. The supporting tooth substance which is infected by caries can no longer resist the forces of mastication, and they tend to crack, break and fail. The tooth decay must be removed entirely to protect the...  Read Full »
Why do I feel sharp pain when anything cold touches my filled tooth?
Query: Hello doctor, I had my filling two years ago and it has been going well for a few months. I have had no problem with it but recently anything really cold touches it and I get a sharp pain. Hot foods cause no problem and sometimes it just hurts by itself.  Read Full »
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems there are secondary caries below the loose filling. You need to get it removed as soon as possible. Replace it with a new one.  With regards to your symptoms, the probable cause may be a faulty restoration. The probable diagnosis could be a ...  Read Full »
My teeth seem to be yellow. Can I go for teeth whitening?
Query: Hi doctor, My age is 26. My teeth seem to be yellow in color from the past few years. I do not have any other dental issues. So, I want an advice from the doctor that can I go for teeth whitening? Is it safe? Will it create any teeth problems in future? Or it may affect my health in any way? How lo...  Read Full »
Dr. Asma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Tooth discoloration can be caused either due to internal stains or external stains. If the discoloration in your case is due to external factors, then you can simply go for scaling or cleaning of the teeth which is very safe for everyone. Teeth whitening or bleaching...  Read Full »
Avoiding Dental Abrasions
Article Overview: After reaching about 35-40 years of age, many people see a large concavity on the outer side of premolar and canine teeth which involves sensitivity, discoloration and sometimes pain. It is completely avoidable if we adapt a proper brushing habit.  Read Article »
Dr. Naveen Thomas

Cervical abrasions are seen as deep concavities on the buccal side (outer side of the teeth facing the lips and the cheek) of upper and lower teeth near the gingiva. It is mostly seen in canines, premolars and sometimes involving the first molars too. They usually occur due to our intensive brus ...  Read Article »


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