For those of you in the Sparks area who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, The Reno Dentist is here for you.
Dr. Shane Sykes has been treating this common problem since 2011.
The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is proper oral hygiene. Incorrect brushing and over-brushing can result in receding gums, which leads to the exposure of microscopic tubules in the dentin. When these tubules are exposed, acidic, hot, cold, and sticky foods can then reach the nerve cells in the teeth causing discomfort.
Here in our Reno dentistry practice, our knowledgeable staff can determine if your brushing style is contributing to your tooth sensitivity problems and get you on your way to proper oral care habits.
Shane Sykes usually recommends an over-the-counter desensitizing toothpaste that lessens tooth pain after several applications. Most Sparks area drugstores carry it. However, some Reno patients may need in-office procedures such as fluoride gel treatments available at The Reno Dentist.
Don’t worry if you have sensitive teeth in Reno and want to have your teeth whitened. Here at The Reno Dentist, Dr. Sykes can determine which professional tooth whitening or at-home whitening procedures will work for you.
Call our Reno cosmetic dental office today for fast relief for your sensitive teeth.