Q: One of my teeth hurts for a couple of seconds when I drink or eat something frozen. Should I be concerned?A: You may have a sensitive tooth - but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to avoid frozen drinks and foods for the rest of your life. Tooth sensitivity is often the result of worn down enamel and exposed root surfaces. The earlier you learn to manage the factors contributing to these issues, the better chance you’ll have at reducing the sensitivity.Aggressive or improper brushing technique, grinding or clenching your teeth, and crooked teeth with an improper bite can cause trauma to the root and tissues of your teeth, resulting in sensitivity.We recommend the following to build and maintain healthy teeth:
Schedule an appointment at either of our Winnipeg dentist offices (St. Vital or Garden City) to examine your gums and work on your brushing technique.