Sensitivity can be a sign of changes to your teeth and your dental health. Finding out not only why your teeth feel sensitive but also how you can treat tooth sensitivity can help you get relief and prevent tooth sensitivity in the future.
Tooth sensitivity can grow gradually or appear suddenly. The causes of tooth sensitivity include enamel erosion, tooth decay, gum disease, cracked teeth, and some dental procedures. […]
A toothache can be excruciating — the pain can be long-lasting and persistent if not treated properly and promptly. At Shawnessy Dental, our team is well equipped to address any issues relating to tooth pain and can recommend an appropriate and effective treatment solution to you during a visit to our office. If you want […]
Most people expect to get their wisdom teeth removed at some point in their lives. Usually, people can expect their wisdom teeth to emerge in their late teens or early twenties. But does everyone get wisdom teeth? While having wisdom teeth is common, it’s also possible for someone to have fewer wisdom teeth than average […]
We understand that dental exams can be time-consuming and anxiety-inducing. Still, if you’ve ever wondered whether dental exams are really that important, you should know that they’re one of the most essential appointments you can have. Regular dental exams are a critical part of preventive health care. They help keep your teeth and gums healthy […]
Do you have jaw pain? Do you have trouble chewing? Do you notice a clicking in your jaw when you talk? These are all signs that you may be suffering from a temporomandibular disorder or TMJ. Although common, TMJ is challenging to diagnose because there are many different causes and symptoms. The good news is, […]
Generally, a toothache is the sensation of pain in and around the teeth and gums. Toothaches can arise for many different reasons, and specific treatment options will apply to different causes of tooth pain. Treatment for toothaches can range from simply changing your dental hygiene, getting braces, to having oral surgery. Booking a dental examination […]