Sensitive Teeth Dentist in Brimfield, IL
Find relief for sensitive teeth!
Does brushing, eating, and drinking cold or hot foods cause a throbbing or zinging sensation in your teeth and gums? You might be dealing with some tooth sensitivity!
Our dentists specialize in treating sensitive teeth and we are ready to help you chew, speak, and smile without discomfort!
Book online today and let’s see what’s going on.
What causes sensitive teeth?
Teeth grinding (enamel wears away)
Chipped or fractured tooth
Over bleaching of teeth
Should I see a dentist for tooth sensitivity?
Tooth sensitivity doesn’t usually require emergency attention from a dentist. However, whenever there’s something bothering you about your smile, you should always seek professional help!
If it’s been over 6 months since your last dental appointment, schedule a cleaning and exam, and be sure to tell us about what you’re experiencing. Otherwise, feel free to call our office and we can help you understand the best next steps for your situation.
If your sensitivity turns to pain, call us immediately. We’ll see you ASAP and take a look at what’s going on.
How to avoid tooth sensitivity
- Practice good oral hygiene
- Use a soft-bristle toothbrush
- Avoid brushing and flossing too vigorously
- Try a desensitizing toothpaste
- Stop teeth whitening treatments
- Avoid acidic or sugary foods and drinks
- Drink cold and hot beverages through a straw
Hear from our patients
The atmosphere in the office is warm and welcoming. The doctor and staff genuinely care about you as an individual as well as the health of your teeth and gums.
– Ruth L.
Treatments for sensitive teeth
- Dental fillings or crowns
- Sleep mouthguard
- Gum disease treatment
- Fluoride treatments
- Root canal