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I have tooth sensitivity to hot and cold foods. What could a dentist do for it?

I have tooth sensitivity to hot and cold foods.  What could a dentist do for it?

Exam and treat: The dentist will do a thorough exam to determine the source of your tooth sensitivity. It could be due to dental decay (aka caries, cavities) or demineralization of the enamel. If so, the dentist will formulate a treatment plan to treat your problems. A prescription Fluoride toothpaste or otc toothpaste such as sensodyne might help. ...Read more

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Cavity filled over month ago. Tooth sensitivity esp. to hot/cold food, have returned to dentist twice, xrays, he sees nothing concerning. Next step?

Cavity filled over month ago. Tooth sensitivity esp. to hot/cold food, have returned to dentist twice, xrays, he sees nothing concerning. Next step?

Tooth sensitivity: A deep filling can remain sensitive for some time, but the sensitivity usually decreases over time. If your dentist has not done so, have your bite checked. A high filling, even if it's just slightly high, can cause sensitivity. Sometimes a filling will need to be removed and the tooth refilled. ...Read more

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Tooth sensitivity to cold after a **student dentist** filled a cavity in my mouth. Could they have screwed something up?

Tooth sensitivity to cold after a **student dentist** filled a cavity in my mouth. Could they have screwed something up?

Tooth sensitivity: Can and does occur with every dentist, student or not. The deeper the decay and resultant filling, the more likelihood of post-op sensitivity. If it gets worse or does not start to fade away within a few days, have a dentist take another look at it to check the bite and the filling. Infrequently, it may even take a couple of months to completely resolve. ...Read more

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I ve bad tooth sensitivity on all teeth recently, went to dentist, he can't c why, please advice me of other possible health problems i may b suffering with?

I ve bad tooth sensitivity on all teeth recently, went to dentist, he can't c why, please advice me of other possible health problems i may b suffering with?

Root senitivity: Tooth sensitivity can be caused by exposed nerve endings on the root surface at the gum line. Scrubbing too hard while brushing or eating acidic foods can irritate these. I have found that sensodyne works well for this. ...Read more

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Are side-fillings recommended for tooth sensitivity? Have sensitive area and dentist says he can do side-fillings.Says there is no decay, though...

Are side-fillings recommended for tooth sensitivity? Have sensitive area and dentist says he can do side-fillings.Says there is no decay, though...

Not recommended: Grinding or clinching your teeth often cause a root surface sensitivity. Sensitive teeth can be treated conservatively. Use a soft tooth brush, desensitizing toothpaste and ask your dentist for custom made night guard. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is tooth sensitivity (not to hot/cold) normal after/during maxilliary sinusitis? How long will it last?

Is tooth sensitivity (not to hot/cold)  normal after/during maxilliary sinusitis? How long will it last?

Yup: Classic sign of sinusitis is feeling a toothache in your maxillary posterior teeth. It usually resolves when the sinusitis does. If it doesn't, consult with your dentist... you may also have a tooth problem. ...Read more

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Started having tooth sensitivity when eating/drinking hot and cold. On xarelto. Dental work? Off xarelto in 7 days, oncologist wants blood work done.

Started having tooth sensitivity when eating/drinking hot and cold. On xarelto. Dental work? Off xarelto in 7 days, oncologist wants blood work done.

Is it generalized: You have mentioned sensitivity to hot and cold . Is it generalized or localized? Like is it only one tooth or all around .? The approach to the problem will definitely be different .. If it is generalized it could be due to bruxism/clinching.Having in mind that one if the side effects of xarleto is muscle spasms .!but if it is only one tooth it will be different approach . Please get a checkup. ...Read more

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Throbbing in upper left gums/teeth, only at night. Tooth sensitivity. Face pressure, head pain. Dentist says sinus issue. Can it cause all this?

Throbbing in upper left gums/teeth, only at night. Tooth sensitivity. Face pressure, head pain. Dentist says sinus issue. Can it cause all this?

Pain at night: It could be a sinus infection, or it could be a dental issue: infected tooth, decay, fractured tooth or filling, teeth grinding or clenching. If there are no dental problems, see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. If there is no sinus infection, report this to your dentist. Bruxism (chronic teeth grinding or clenching) and infected teeth and/or gums can cause tooth, jaw, head and ear pain. ...Read more

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I was wondering how i could have a whiter smile in 2 days without tooth sensitivity?

I was wondering how i could have a whiter smile in 2 days without tooth sensitivity?

Luck: You are using a substance to whiten, which has a specific side-effect, making your teeth sensitive. Some people are bothered by it, others not. ...Read more