Zing! Causes and Solutions for Your Root Sensitivity
A sensitive tooth or root can give you a painful zing just when you least expect it! This issue can be chronic and it seems to affect a large number of adults in America. The good news is that there are solutions when you can determine the cause of this condition. Here are some tips on how to successfully manage root sensitivity.
What Causes Root Discomfort?
There are a number a factors that can contribute to root sensitivity. Here are some of the things that cause root discomfort:
- A broken or decayed filling
- A fractured root or inflamed pulp inside your tooth
- Heavy biting forces
- Brushing or flossing too vigorously
- Gum recession caused by periodontal disease