What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Have you ever experienced pain after eating a spoonful of ice cream or while sipping a hot drink? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, millions of people around the world experience the same thing.

What’s the cause?

Sensitive teeth! Here are a few common causes.

Common Causes

Over time, sensitive teeth can come and go. Tooth sensitivity often happens when gums recede, because it exposes dentin on the roots of the teeth. Roots aren’t covered in enamel, which is what protects our teeth from feeling overly sensitive.

The enamel on the crown of our teeth can also erode over time, especially because of these common causes:

  • Brushing too hard
  • Eating highly acidic food
  • Abrasive toothpaste
  • Grinding your teeth
  • Bulimia
  • Overusing whitening products
So what’s the good news?

This type of tooth pain can be easily managed. First, you’ll want to book a visit with our practice so that we can evaluate your teeth and as a result, rule out other common causes of tooth pain, like cavities, decay or infection.

To help reduce tooth sensitivity, you can also make dietary changes, including limiting foods high in sugar like juices or sweet treats or avoiding extremely hot and cold food/drinks.

In severe cases of sensitivity, fillings, gum grafts or a root canal may be needed.

It’s not too late to reach out to our practice today. Don’t wait till it’s too late!

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Contact Info

Dental Cube Kellyville Ridge

Address: G4/8 Merriville Rd, Kellyville Ridge, NSW 2155

Phone: (02) 8889 1588

Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Mon-Wed: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thu: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (after-hours bookings available by appointment)

Fri: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sat: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Sun: Closed


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Dental Cube Kellyville Ridge is located near Beaumont Hills, opposite of Ettamogah Hotel and minutes away from Kellyville Ridge Public School and Connor Greasby Park.

Kellyville Ridge dentist also serving local communities in Kellyville, Kings Langley, North Kellyville, Beaumont Hills, Rouse Hill, Schofields, The Ponds, Stanhope Gardens, Parklea, Glenwood and Lalor Park.

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