Showing posts from July, 2021
  What Causes Tooth Sensitivity? Tooth sensitivity is all too common for many adults.  Many patients have asked, "Why are my teeth sensitive?  What can I do?"  We hope this guide will provide some good information about some of the most common causes of tooth sensitivity.  Please keep in mind that this is not a substitute for seeing a dentist.  Some of these causes are serious and require immediate treatment, while others are a warning sign that it is time to improve your dental hygiene habits.  Too Much Mouthwash - Some mouthwashes contain alcohol which can harm teeth over time and cause sensitivity.  Limit rinsing to once or twice a day and use an alcohol-free mouthwash. Discuss options with your dentist to learn the best type of mouthwash.    Tooth Whitening Toothpaste and DIY Tooth Whitening - Whitening Toothpaste is abrasive and may be too harsh or aggressive.  Some patients overuse whitening toothpaste.  Home whitening kits and natural treatments such as charcoal brushi