What is Causing Your Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity can make the everyday task seem more difficult and uncomfortable. You would be surprised to learn that many patients suffer from tooth sensitivity. When it comes to extensive tooth pain or discomfort, it is important to find a dentist you trust to help solve your dental concerns. Dr. Lynn Morgan of Severna Park, MD is dedicated to helping patients achieve healthy, functional smiles. At our Severna Park dental office, we offer a wide range of general, cosmetic, and restorative dental treatment to help improve your smile. During a consultation, Dr. Morgan will skillfully examine your teeth to determine a diagnosis and the best course of action that will help give you the best results.

Causes for Tooth Sensitivity

Finding the root of the problem is important in order to solve your dental concerns effectively and accurately. Dr. Morgan uses the comprehensive approach to dentistry to help you achieve a functional, comfortable, and beautiful smile. During a consultation, Dr. Morgan will fully examine your teeth, during this time patients should also address any dental concerns they may be experiencing. In terms of tooth sensitivity, if your tooth sensitivity is a result of a more complex dental issue, Dr. Morgan will discover the root of the cause and develop a treatment that is right for you.

Possible Cause of Tooth Sensitivity:

  • Worn tooth enamel
  • Aggressive brushing
  • Teeth grinding
  • Tooth decay
  • Gum recession that can lead to an exposed tooth root
  • Broken or chipped teeth

Treatment for Tooth Sensitivity in Severna Park, MD

Family dentist Dr. Morgan believes that prevention is key in dentistry. Scheduling routine preventive care visits to our Severna Park dental office saves you time and money in the long run. During preventive care visits, Dr. Morgan is able to skillfully check the mouth, teeth, and gums for any complex dental issues. Finding a complex dental issue in its earliest stages may eliminate the need for any advanced treatment. If your tooth sensitivity is the result of complex dental issues, Dr. Morgan can develop a unique treatment just for you. Dr. Morgan may suggest treatments like an ADA approved desensitizing toothpaste, fluoride gel, gum graft, or a root canal to help restore the health of your teeth and eliminate tooth sensitivity.

We encourage patients to develop an excellent oral hygiene routine to keep their teeth healthy between preventive care visits. Having healthy teeth can help minimize the chance of developing tooth sensitivity.

Come Visit Our Severna Park Dental Office

If you are looking to find a solution to your tooth sensitivity, look no further, Dr. Morgan is here to help. Dr. Morgan is a highly trained dentist with over 25 years of experience diagnosing and treating patients with dental issues. You can schedule an appointment online or call 410.415.9015