Laurie DeRosa RDH
Integrative Health Blog
Patients usually complain of chronic or recurring pain upon drinking cold or hot beverages, hot foods, or breathing in and out. Pain is sharp and short, and lasting irrespective of the stimulus. Women may be affected by tooth sensitivity more than men, and we check for this issue as part of a holistic dental exam. It can affect all teeth but canines and premolars are reported to be affected the most often. Exposed root surfaces due to gum recession are a major factor for tooth sensitivity.
Dentin is one of the four major components of the teeth. It is the most abundant tissue that determines size and shape of the teeth.Read More