Glow Dental
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Sensitive Teeth

Do you feel a shooting pain in your teeth when eating or drinking something hot? Does the thought of biting into an ice cream or a cold, hard apple make you wince? Sensitive teeth can be a burden for many people and can be caused by a variety of factors. It is always important to seek advice from a dental professional so that the source of the problem can be identified and treated. There are several causes of sensitivity:

  1. Temporary pain can be experienced after tooth whitening procedures particularly if you have receding gums. We can advise you on simple effective methods to treat this.

  2. Dental abrasion/erosion, or the loss of tooth enamel, can also cause sensitivity. Enamel is the hard outer coating of the crown of a tooth that protects the sensitive dentine underneath. If enamel is worn away or eroded, the dentine is exposed leading to increased sensitivity

  3. Erosion can be caused by your diet (frequent consumption of high sugar, highly acidic food or drink), tooth brushing habits (brushing too hard), tooth grinding, certain medical conditions and eating disorders.

For top tips on protecting your enamel and for effective treatment of tooth sensitivity, come to the practice for a check-up and we will create an individualised care plan for you.

Please see our section on laser dentistry to see how we can treat sensitive teeth painlessly

Written Reviews

Came in to deal with receding gums and sensitivity - was recommended to have laser treatment to treat sensitivity. Results were AMAZING!!! I have had no moments of discomfort since treatment.

V.F. Local Resident Sept 2011


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87 Northcote Road, Battersea,
London SW11 6PL
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