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Say Goodbye to Sensitive teeth!

Are S E N S I T I V E⚡️teeth bothering you? Do you find yourself wincing at the thought of that hot coffee, or do you avoid cold ice cream because you are scared it will make your teeth scream? 😱⁠ ⁠ We understand that not everyone is able to enjoy their favorite hot or cold treats without wincing in pain. If you've been struggling with sensitive teeth, fear not! We have some information here that might help. But first...

What causes this sensitivity? Several factors contribute to sensitive teeth, including worn enamel, gum recession, tooth decay, and exposed dentin. When the protective layer of enamel is compromised, the sensitive nerves inside the tooth become vulnerable to external stimuli, leading to discomfort.

Things you can try at home:

  1. Try using a de-sensitising tooth paste: these toothpastes are specifically formulated to help reduce tooth sensitivity. They contain active ingredients like potassium nitrate or strontium chloride, which work to block the sensation of pain in the nerves of your teeth.

  2. Brush your teeth in gentle circles: Aggressive brushing can wear down the enamel on your teeth, exposing sensitive areas and causing more discomfort. Using a soft bristle brush can also help immensely.

  3. Wait 30 minutes after consuming acidic food or beverages before brushing your teeth: The acid in these foods and drinks can temporarily soften the enamel so it is recommended to wait in order to avoid any unintended erosion.

  4. Avoid your trigger foods where possible: Common triggers include hot or cold beverages, ice cream, citrus fruits, sugary or acidic foods, and carbonated drinks. If you cannot avoid these entirely, consider using a straw when drinking acidic beverages to minimize contact with your teeth. Also, try to rinse your mouth with water after consuming such foods or drinks to help neutralise acids and reduce their impact on your tooth enamel.

Our experienced dentists here at Manning Dental understand how painful sensitive teeth can be. Whether it's a sharp pang or a lingering ache, make sure you seek treatment to determine and treat the cause of your sensitivity.⁠

Let's explore how some expert care can bring back your smile without the twinges of pain.

1. Thorough Dental Examination: We'll take a close look to identify the factors causing your sensitivity, helping us design a personalised plan.⁠ ⁠

2. Desensitising Treatments: Our advanced desensitising treatments will ease your discomfort and help you enjoy your favourite treats again!⁠ ⁠

3. Expert Tips & Advice: Education is a crucial part of Manning Dental's approach. Our dentists will provide you with valuable tips and advice on maintaining excellent oral hygiene and preserving your newly regained dental health.

Take the First Step:

If you're tired of dealing with sensitive teeth and yearn for a pain-free smile, don't hesitate to contact your local dentist in Manning today. You can reach us at (08) 9450 2073 or online to schedule your appointment and start your journey towards a healthier, happier smile.

Your smile is precious, and sensitive teeth shouldn't hold you back from showing it off to the world. Manning Dental's compassionate team of professionals is here to support you on your path to a pain-free and confident smile.

Remember, if you experience persistent or severe tooth sensitivity, it's crucial to consult with a dental professional to rule out any underlying dental problems and receive personalised advice for your specific situation.


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