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If you’re a victim of tooth sensitivity, you’re likely wondering about the causes and treatments of and for the problem. Our dentist, Dr. Denver Palmer, is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. Today, he would like to tell you all about tooth sensitivity. The more you know, the better. So, he would like to share the following tooth sensitivity facts to help you find the information you need:

-There are many things that could be causing the tooth sensitivity. Some of those causes could be worn-down tooth enamel, enamel erosion (which is caused by acid wearing away the tooth enamel), tooth decay, receding gums and teeth grinding habits.

-The first thing you should do when wanting to treat tooth sensitivity is to call your dentist and schedule an appointment. Your dentist will examine your smile, consider the situation and determine the best course of treatment for you, your teeth and your gums.

-Some ways to treat tooth sensitivity is to strengthen your tooth enamel with fluoride, take good care of your gums, protect your teeth with a mouthguard and use desensitizing oral hygiene products. For more serious causes of the sensitivity, your dentist might recommend dental fillings, dental crowns, gum grafts and more.

Call Cedar Pointe Family Dentistry today at (505) 327.0044 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more. Our dental team will be more than happy to tell you all about tooth sensitivity in Farmington, New Mexico. We look forward to hearing from and helping you!