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Relief for Tooth Sensitivity

Posted by: Dr. Sirakian     Categories: Uncategorized

For those who suffer from sensitive teeth, some of the more mundane things (e.g. sipping from a cold beverage or eating a bite of their favorite food) can be an agonizing endeavor.

Not only is tooth sensitivity painful, but it can also lead to serious oral health problems. Tooth sensitivity is caused when enamel is worn down, creating small, porous tubes in the enamel which exposes nerve endings to extreme temperatures.

Luckily, researchers have created a paste based on the natural makeup of teeth that promises longterm relief. Tests have shown that the paste will actually begin to close up these tubes in the enamel, where previous treatments were much less effective.

If you suffer from tooth sensitivity, contact our office today to discuss treatment options!

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