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Are you part of the 20 percent or more of Americans hurting every day from tooth sensitivity? There are a couple things you can inspect to find out; if you are suspicious that your pearly whites are sensitive, please contact us immediately.

You can identify whether you are suffering from tooth sensitivity by watching for its major symptoms. If you drink a hot or cold drink and detect only a little bit of sensitivity, you likely just need to brush your pearly whites a bit more frequently; when you notice short, intense pain, you likely have tooth sensitivity problems. Other signs include discomfort when brushing or touching the chompers, pain from sugar and pain from air blowing on your teeth.

Without treatment, dentin hypersensitivity can greatly impact a patient’s life. As tooth sensitivity is often a sign of tooth decay, untreated pearly whites could fall out and cause difficulty eating and speaking for the patient. In some cases, new dentin layers can form to defend the pulp and roots of the teeth, but if this doesn’t happen in time, the complications of tooth sensitivity could be serious. We recommend seeking help for dentin hypersensitivity asap.

James R. Knochel, D.D.S., P.C. and our staff are ready to assist you, so call 520-747-7944 now to arrange your appointment in Tucson, Arizona. Let Dr. James R. Knochel and our team help you get better dental care today!