Combating Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity can be irritating and cause patients to avoid things they enjoy. Our goal at Dr. Lee’s Beautiful Smiles is to help patients restore health back to their teeth and give them the smile they’ve always desired. Patients who suffer from tooth sensitivity may suffer from other complex dental issues and may not even know it. Memphis dentist Dr. Elizabeth Lee has over 25 years of experience skillfully diagnosing and treating patients with a variety of dental issues. Dr. Lee will work with you to determine the root of your tooth sensitivity and how to properly treat it.

Tooth Sensitivity Causes

Tooth sensitivity can occur while eating hot or cold foods or beverages. It can also occur from other temperature changes, which can cause patients to feel pain and discomfort throughout the day. At Dr. Lee’s Beautiful Smiles, we work with you to help alleviate your dental pain and discomfort. During your consultation, Dr. Lee will examine your mouth, teeth, and gums to check for any signs of dysfunction.
Tooth Sensitivity Causes:

  • Exposed tooth root
  • Gum disease
  • Cavities
  • Fractured tooth
  • Chipped tooth
  • Damaged or missing dental filling
  • Damaged or missing dental crown

Treatment for Tooth Sensitivity

Treating your sensitive teeth depends on the root cause of your sensitive teeth. Dr. Lee will carefully examine your mouth, teeth, and gums to check for any signs of complex dental issues. Once the cause of your teeth sensitivity is discovered, Dr. Lee will offer a variety of treatment plans to you and pick which one suits your needs.

  • Root canal
  • Fluoride gel or rinse
  • Replacing a broken or missing dental crown or dental filling
  • Gum graft surgery
  • Brushing and flossing regularly
  • Mouth Guard

Schedule A Consultation

If you are tired of suffering from tooth sensitivity, come visit Dr. Lee at Dr. Lee’s Beautiful Smiles in Memphis, TN. We offer a variety of cosmetic, general, and restorative dental treatments to help restore the health of your teeth. Schedule an appointment online or call (901) 432-2761