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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...

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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Thank

In brief: Other Alternatives

Do the teeth actually have defects (toothbrush abrasion - no decay) or just receded gums? There are topical fluoride gels and rinses that can be tried first.
Crest makes a Sensi-Stop strip that might do the trick for you.

In brief: Other Alternatives

Do the teeth actually have defects (toothbrush abrasion - no decay) or just receded gums? There are topical fluoride gels and rinses that can be tried first.
Crest makes a Sensi-Stop strip that might do the trick for you.
Thank
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