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Discuss Your Sensitive Teeth With Your Dentist

Teeth are protected by a layer of enamel, but when this layer starts to erode it can lead to sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is a sign of an underlying oral health issue and you should consult with your dentist.

Key takeaways:

  • Sensitive teeth may be a sign of gum disease or tooth decay, and you should discuss any new sensitivity with your dentist.
  • If you have managed your tooth sensitivity but the sensitivity worsens, it could be a sign of an injury, infection or tooth decay.
  • If treatment methods like desensitizing toothpaste become ineffective, your oral health may have changed and you should consult with your dentist.

“When your tooth sensitivity is new, even if it seems minor, this is a good opportunity to discuss the issue with your dentist to see if there have been any changes to your oral health.”

Read the full story here https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/when-to-talk-to-your-dentist-about-sensitive-teeth/

Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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