Published: Jan 18, 2017 | By: Richard Caven
Your teeth may become sensitive for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the most common factor behind sensitive teeth is when the protective enamel becomes worn down, and there are also things like gum recession and tooth erosion that may play a role. All told, it's estimated that nearly 60 percent of all Americans develop sensitive teeth at some point in their lifetimes. Do you have sensitive teeth? Here's how to tell:
If you've answered "yes" to either of the above questions, chances are you're among the 57 percent of Americans who experience sensitive teeth. The good news is that there are measures you can take to curb such symptoms.
Another good way to handle sensitive teeth is to ensure that you're seeing the dentist at least once every six months. During these appointments, your dentist will also inspect your mouth to see if there are any issues. By doing so, issues that are minor in nature can usually be corrected before they become major. For more information on how to prevent and handle sensitive teeth, contact Caven Dental today.
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