Posts Tagged ‘gum sensitivity’

Understanding Sensitive Teeth and Gums

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
sensitive teeth and gums
Sensitive teeth and gums can result in pain when eating cold foods.

If you’ve never experienced sensitive teeth, you may not even realize how much you take your teeth and gums for granted. It’s easy to forget that they’re there when everything is working correctly, but they remind you quickly when pain flares up. Many people experience sensitive teeth or gums, especially to cold and hot foods or beverages. The sensitivity is treatable and preventable with proper oral care from a dentist and an excellent oral health routine that includes brushing and flossing.

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How To Tell Tooth and Gum Sensitivity Apart

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

woman has gum sensitivity

Do you feel pain when you eat or drink? Learn how to tell whether it may be tooth or gum sensitivity.

Regarding your dental health, the two most primary elements are your gums and teeth. It can be easy to take them for granted until, of course, your mouth is suddenly in pain. This can happen for a variety of reasons, including increased gum and tooth sensitivity. If you can tell the difference between tooth and gum sensitivity, you can start applying the right treatment to your weak spots. Read on to learn the differences between these two types of sensitivities.  (more…)

What’s the Difference Between Gum Sensitivity and Tooth Sensitivity?

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

A woman with tooth sensitivity

Gum and tooth sensitivity are similar, but there are unique symptoms to look out for!

When your mouth begins to ache, particularly following a meal or drinking hot and cold beverages, it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact source. Most people will recognize the symptoms of a cavity, but recognizing if you suffer from a specific sensitivity can be a bit more tough to spot. The most common chronic ailments are gum sensitivity and tooth sensitivity, and while the symptoms are near identical, the root causes (no pun intended!) can differ greatly. (more…)