Advanced Dental Care of Orange City
2490 Enterprise Road, Orange City, FL 32763

Understand and Conquer Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth

If you have sensitive teeth and gums, biting into an ice cream bar or enjoying hot cocoa might be a pleasure of the past. Tooth sensitivity can even make simple dental care uncomfortable. All family dentistry practices are familiar with the common problem of sensitive teeth. If your symptoms are diminishing your quality of life or making proper oral hygiene difficult or impossible, seek help from an affordable dentist immediately; good dental care can help you enjoy your favorite foods again.

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

The following common dental conditions can lead to tooth sensitivity:

  • Tooth decay
  • Cracked or broken teeth
  • Worn tooth enamel
  • Receding gums
  • Periodontal disease

Sensitive Tooth Symptoms Explained

The crowns of healthy teeth are protected by a layer of enamel, the strongest substance in the human body. Underneath the gum line, a layer of cementum protects the tooth’s root. Beneath enamel and cementum is a less-dense substance called dentin that consists of tiny hollow tubes. When dentin loses its protective covering, cold, hot, and acidic foods gain the ability to stimulate the tooth’s internal nerves. This causes pain or sensitivity during eating, drinking, and even breathing in air through the mouth.

How to Help Sensitive Teeth

Products such as desensitizing toothpastes contain ingredients to block nerve sensations, and mild cases of sensitive teeth and gums may respond to them well. If over-the-counter treatment fails, or you have more severe symptoms, your dentist in Orange City can offer professional treatments such as the following procedures.

  • In-office desensitizing treatments
  • Fillings, crowns, bonding, or inlays
  • Surgical gum grafts
  • Endodontic (root canal) treatment

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Orange City, call Advanced Dental Care of Orange City today at (386) 951-1412 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Orange City. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Orange City, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Orange City.

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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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