Will My Teeth Sensitivity Start to Go Away?

Sensitive teeth can be caused by triggers such as hot and cold foods. The level of discomfort from tooth sensitivity may vary, but your dentist can help determine the cause of the problem.

Key takeaways:

  • Tooth sensitivity due to a dental procedure such as a root canal should gradually subside.
  • Sensitivity due to tooth enamel erosion is more likely to be permanent unless treated by a dentist.
  • Brushing teeth too hard is one of the leading contributors to tooth enamel loss and teeth sensitivity.

“First, you can focus on preventing further teeth sensitivity by not brushing too hard, avoiding acidic foods, and getting regular dental checkups. In addition, a professional dentist can tell whether or not you’re grinding your teeth, which may be a cause of your current teeth sensitivity.”

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