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Tooth Sensitivity Treatment At Smiles For Life Dental Care

Tooth Sensitivity Treatment At Smiles For Life Dental Care

Have you ever been eating an ice cream cone when you encountered a sudden jolt of pain in one of your teeth? If the enamel has eroded, or the gums have receded, the dentin layer of the tooth is exposed. The substances that cause tooth pain travel to the pulp where the nerves of the tooth are located. Ouch! Tooth sensitivity can be a warning that something is wrong. It may be caused by a cavity, periodontal disease, gum recession, or bacteria build-up in a crack in a tooth. A number of elements can result in gum recession including consuming acidic foods and drinks, teeth grinding, or cracked teeth. Surprisingly, one cause of gum recession is brushing too hard. That’s right; it is possible to brush too forcibly! If your teeth are sensitive following a professional teeth whitening such as the ones we do here at Smiles For Life Dental Care, the sensitivity will probably be gone in a few days. If you experience constant or intermittent pain in your teeth or gums, call  540-828-2312 right away to make an appointment. doctor Whiting takes tooth pain seriously. There are numerous treatments for tooth sensitivity including desensitizing toothpaste, fluoride treatments, and gum grafting. Of course, if you need a restoration, that is the first order of business. At Smiles For Life Dental Care in Bridgewater, we not only treat tooth sensitivity, we also perform entire cosmetic dental smile makeovers for our patients in the Bridgewater area. Call us at  540-828-2312 to schedule a consultation and exam. Creating smiles that last a lifetime

Contact Smiles For Life Dental Care (Tap to open in Google Maps):

Bridgewater Location: 115 Oakwood Dr Bridgewater, VA 22812  540-828-2312

Staunton Location: 502 N Coalter St Staunton, VA 24401  540-887-3304

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Warren Wise
5/5

Just had my first visit with Dr. Whiting at Smiles for Life in Bridgewater. My welcome to the office was warm and inviting. The dental assistant was professional, proficient, and very gentle. Dr.Whiting is very good at explaining problems he saw with my teeth and outline options for addressing those problems.

Jennifer Harper
5/5

Cathy Batton is an amazing hygienist and is so gentle but very thorough. She is very kind, and I am always happy to see her when I go to the dentist! She makes going to the dentist more fun!

Sandy Miller
5/5

I love Cathy!! She does a great job and is always very personable and professional. Give her a raise!! 😊 Everyone at Smiles for Life is great! If you’re looking for a dentist, I would highly recommend them.

Adam Harper
5/5

As always, my dental hygienist was amazing! Kathy has always done a great job and she is so very pleasant! I enjoy talking with her and she is extremely gentle when it comes to cleaning my teeth! Thanks for everything Kathy!

Sergen Keles
5/5

I recently visited this place and was extremely impressed. The staff was friendly, the clinic clean, and the appointment was punctual. Dr. Dan Whiting provided professional, gentle care, and explained everything clearly. Highly recommend!

Regina Pierce
5/5

Cathy Batton has been my hygienist since I (Dean) started at this practice and she is absolutely the best! Very gentle and caring! This group has brought me a long way from where I started! Thank you Cathy! The ladies at the desk (Jodie, Tara) thank you for keeping me in check! All of the people at this practice are great!

Chimdindu Ojibe
5/5

I had the best experience here. Every one was so nice to me and I felt very comfortable throughout my appointment. The doctor and all the staff were very friendly. They even gave me a free scan which was so nice of them. If you’re looking for a new dentist I 100% recommend Smiles for Life.

Clinton Huntley
5/5

Great Dentist!!!! VERY Professional, Polite, and most of all more worried about my condition and understanding my circumstances and and my opinion on what I believe should be done… will definitely recommend him to everyone thank you once again for everything I greatly appreciate you and all your staff!!!

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