Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Suffering from tooth sensitivity can be painful and, if the sensitivity goes untreated for long enough, can start to interfere with your everyday life. Teeth can be sensitive to sugary food, hot and cold temperature, or even simply to the air you breathe.
Oftentimes, tooth sensitivity is caused by the wearing down of the tooth’s enamel. Enamel, the outer protective layer of the teeth, covers and protects the tooth’s sensitive nerve endings. When the enamel begins to wear away, these nerve endings are exposed, causing the sensitivity and pain.
Luckily, there are a number of ways to manage sensitive teeth. Below are a few of the best options:
If you’re suffering from tooth sensitivity, please let Dr. Lockett know. We want to make sure we’re doing everything we can to ensure our patients’ comfort. To make an appointment, please contact Lockett Orthodontics today!
We offer orthodontics services for all ages, young and old - it’s never too late to correct your teeth and obtain the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted!
Our friendly and knowledgeable orthodontist and staff are excited to get to know you and help you achieve your perfect smile!
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Colorado Springs, CO 80920