What to Do about Sensitive Teeth
A common complaint, among both kids and adults, is sensitive teeth. Pain that comes in teeth from brushing, eating, or drinking–especially when it’s a food that is especially hot or cold–is called hypersensitivity and it can range from an annoyance to the sign of a real problem. If your child is complaining about their teeth being especially sensitive, don’t ignore it and talk to your pediatric dentist as it could be the sign of a cracked tooth, a worn-down filling, gum disease, or a cavity.
However, if tooth sensitivity seems relatively mild and none of these more serious issues are found, here are some ...