Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue
529 E Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Try a Little Tenderness to Treat Teeth Sensitivity

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Why suffer with teeth sensitivity when there are so many ways to get relief?

Once you learn about the different treatments recommended by experts in family dentistry, you can easily ease the pain.

4 Factors for Sensitive Teeth

The reason for teeth sensitivity is a substance known as dentin. It lies in a layer underneath your tooth enamel and gums and is directly connected to the tooth’s nerves. When tooth enamel and gums begin to erode, more of this dentin gets exposed and allows the sensations of heat, cold and touch to reach the nerves of the tooth. This produces extremely painful sensations. The only way to find out the cause of your teeth sensitivity is to get an examination by an affordable dentist. The majority of cases are caused by these four factors:

  1. Dental decay and cavities
  2. Gum disease
  3. Eroded tooth enamel
  4. Receding gums

Remedies for the Pain

There are a number of affordable treatment remedies available for teeth sensitivity. These options range from at-home practices to enhance your oral hygiene routine to in-office procedures performed by family dentistry professionals. Depending on your level of teeth sensitivity, an affordable dentist can guide you toward the treatment that’s best for you. The majority of the cases can be treated in the following ways:

  • Avoid abrasive toothpastes and use one that’s made for teeth sensitivity.
  • Brush gently, with a soft-bristled toothbrush.
  • Consider getting protective teeth bonding.
  • Surgical gum grafts may be required in severe cases.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Downtown Detroit, call Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue today at (313) 879-4769 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Downtown Detroit. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue, 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 Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue.

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Tonya is an amazing Dental Hygienist. Never before has anyone called to check on my dental comfort after a deep cleaning. She is sweet, gentle and superb. I definitely recommend her and Gentle Dental […]
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Dr. Zang, Amber, and Tonya did a wonderful job of making sure I was comfortable and understood what was going on. They were upfront with what treatment they recommended, and how much it would cost me […]
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Experience was great. Head assistant Shanekquah was very professional and charming. Tiffany explained my treatment well and Dr. Hanan was pleasant and Tracy was AWESOME didn’t feel a thing when […]
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My experience today was purely delightful. Shanekquah Candace, and Dr.Hanan were very efficient. I would refer anyone to visit
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Jakiya was fantastic and very friendly ! Best dental experience ever !
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Ebony D.
Jakiya was an amazing assistant, shes also beautiful. Hope to see her every time I have an appointment. Dr Mita was very funny and informative.
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Shanekquah was Excellent in Dealing with me as a Patient with MAJOR concerns(Fear of doctors.) Dr. Hanan was great and swift in her services. Tiffany was very professional in explaining ALL Paperwork […]
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This dental office is awesome.. I would recommend them to all of my family and friends.
Deressa B.
We did not sit in the waiting room no more than 10-15 mins before being called back. The staff was very kind to my son during his first dental visit. I explained to her how afraid he was with Dr […]
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No pain all was good!
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Dr Z and my assistant Jakiya were great. They were just as gentle as the name.
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