Have you ever been eating an ice cream cone in Murray when you felt a sudden jolt of pain in one of your teeth? If the enamel is eroded, or the gums have receded, the dentin layer of the tooth is exposed. The substances that cause tooth pain travel to the pulp where the nerves of the tooth are located. Ouch!
Tooth sensitivity can be a signal that something is wrong. It may be caused by periodontal disease or bacteria build-up in a crack in a tooth, which may need a dental crowns to prevent further pain.
Enamel erosion can be caused by a number of factors including acidic foods and drinks, teeth grinding, or cracked teeth. If your teeth are sensitive following a professional teeth whitening such as the ones we do here at Salt Lake Dental Care, the sensitivity will probably be gone in a few weeks.
Surprisingly, one cause of gum recession for our Murray patients is brushing too hard. That’s right; it is possible to brush too hard!
If you experience constant or intermittent pain in your teeth or gums, call 801-938-8855 right away to make an appointment. Clint Blackwood takes tooth pain seriously.
At Salt Lake Dental Care in Murray, we not only treat tooth sensitivity problems, we also perform entire smile makeovers for cosmetic dentistry patients in the Murray UT and Salt Lake City areas. You’ll find us in the 84107 zip code area.
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