Sensitive Tooth Necks

The cause for sensitive tooth necks is, that, as time goes by, the gums form back and the tooth necks will be exposed. Since the tooth neck does not have a protective enamel they are very sensitive. Also the elution of important sealing minerals of the tooth substance – e.g. due to sour and sweet food – may result to a sensitivity. Cold, heat, or chemical stimuli therefore will be experienced very strong.

The degeneration of the gums frequently is due to too fierce brushing. Other causes may be: bruxism, adverse tooth position, or a poor orthodontic care. The treatment may be provided, on the one hand, using special toothpastes or fluoride varnishes applied by the dentist. Unfortunately, the effectiveness is limited.

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