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teeth sensitivity with invisalign aligners

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: Sensitive teeth are typically the cause of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Sometimes, however, tooth discomfort is caused by other factors, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bruxism: You may be grinding or clenching your teeth which is called bruxism. This can cause painful teeth with no discernable reason. The treatment is fairly ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist to determine what's causing the sensitivity. There are many possible causes and each one has their own specific remedy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
31 years experience Dentistry
Not usually: Try switching to a non-tartar control toothpaste.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience Dentistry
Differs: This really differs from person to person. The real issue comes down to resolving the bruxism, typically with an appliance and then treating the sensi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Not really: I know of no research that ginger helps with sensitivity. The easiest would be to use a toothpaste that says for sensitive teeth. Don't use a whitenin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Gum recession: Toothpaste will not regrow gums, but some toothpastes are formulated to reduce tooth sensitivity. Recession may be due to improper or overly aggressi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Theron Baker
13 years experience Dentistry
My : My experience has been that zoom! whitening is less sensitive than over-the-counter or custom tray whitening. Having said this, if your teeth are alre ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
The : The sensitivity is transient, and is an expected side effect of the procedure. Flouride applications can decrease your sensitivity. Speak to your de ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Talk to your Dentist about fabricating an Occlusal Orthotic, an appliance to protect your teeth while you sleep.

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