Discomfort in the teeth can be felt as sourness and pain when eating hot, cold or sweet foods. This condition is called tooth decay.
1. Tooth Decay: When tooth decay reaches the second layer of the tooth after the enamel, the second layer, the dentin, begins to ferment further. As it gets deeper, it becomes painful and pus.
2. Attrition : The state of wearing away of enamel. It can be on the surface. It can also be present on the sides where it joins the gum. Brushing with too much force, brushing incorrectly, teeth grinding at night and acidity are all the reasons for this.
3. Gingivitis: Due to gum disease, the gum and bone part recedes and the root of the tooth is exposed, causing excessive sourness.
4. Trauma from occlusion : Trauma from occlusion is defined as overbite on the teeth. It feels sour when it gets too much in some places.
Symptoms are excessive itching and pain. It becomes painful when it gets too much. Excruciating pain is experienced when using heat and cold. Excessive sourness when brushing teeth.
Examination may reveal areas of enamel loss. X-ray examination is necessary to detect the cavity between two teeth. The severity of the problem can be determined by hot & cold testing.
∙ Desensitizing pastes help reduce tooth decay to some extent.
∙ Acidity caused by cavities can be resolved by closing the tooth.
Content Summary: Teeth sensitivity and care