How do you deal with a hypersensitive tooth?
Depending on the circumstances, your dentist might recommend:
- Desensitizing toothpaste. After several applications, desensitizing toothpaste can sometimes help block pain associated with sensitive teeth.
- Desensitizing or bonding.
- Surgical gum graft.
- Root canal.
Is it possible to have the worst teeth in the world?
It is highly unlikely that your dentist hasn’t seen teeth as bad as yours – yet many people think they will have the worst teeth a dentist has ever seen. Here are some piccies of what dentists may see on a regular basis (if you’d rather not look, press the “back” button):
Is it bad to worry about losing teeth?
Dentists and teeth can be a bit of a worry sometimes, but it sounds like yours are awesome, both teeth and dentists. being told you won’t lose any teeth this lifetime is such a relief.
What can I do to improve the appearance of my teeth?
Enamel shaping is often combined with whitening, veneers, or bonding. Braces can correct crooked or misaligned teeth, and can improve the health and appearance of anyone’s smile — adult or child.
What do you need to know about dental contouring?
A small amount of gum tissue — and excess bone tissue if necessary — is removed and contoured to expose more of the teeth. This procedure can be done to one tooth to even the gum line, or to several teeth to expose a natural, broad smile. Millions of Americans suffer tooth loss, mostly due to tooth decay, gum disease, or injury.
What to do if you are terrified of losing your teeth?
If I had my time, I would have looked after my teeth as you have. It doesn’t sound as though there is a need to worry, your anxiety over your son seems to have surfaced other fears. Perhaps a trip to a counsellor might help alleviate some of your fears an anxieties. Talk to your dentist again, may be talk to your Dr about your anxieties.
What’s the worst thing that can happen to my teeth?
Thx for you quick responses. Paul, the worst that could happen is that could happen is that I need to go to a periodontist for what i see as a yucky procedure and if not successful I could lose teeth down the track and need scary surgery for implants. All expensive stuff.
What can a dentist do for a chipped tooth?
Bonding is a quick option for restoring a chipped or broken tooth. The treatment involves applying a composite resin to the affected tooth, then shaping the resin until the issue with the tooth is corrected. A dentist can use bonding to reattach a piece of the tooth that has broken off or to fill in a chip or crack.
Is it normal to worry about your teeth?
It’s pretty natural to worry about something as important as our dental health, actually it’s pretty normal to worry about many things otherwise we wouldn’t be very resilient as human beings. With anxiety it can amplify the worry we would normally have and can produce things like the feeling you had when your son had his wisdom teeth out.