Sensitive Teeth

My teeth are only sensitive sometimes. Is this common?

  • Yes. Many adults have occasional sensitivity to hot or cold food and beverages. Others suffer from constant pain. Regardless of the frequency of your pain, let your dentist know. Sensitive teeth can usually be treated.


How are sensitive teeth treated?

  • Sensitive teeth can be treated through the use of a brush-on fluoride gel or with an anti-sensitivity toothpaste. Ask your dentist or hygienist.

  • And be sure to brush and floss daily.