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  • This type of sensitivity may not indicate a great problem. Gum recession exposing root surface or a
    loose filling can induce this condition.
  • Solution:
    • Consult your dentist.
    • Try using toothpaste for sensitivity teeth.
    • Brush your teeth by a soft brush and with gentle stroke.
  • Temporary sensitivity may occur due to inflammation of the pulp inside your tooth by dental work.
  • Solution:
    • Take analgesics prescribed by your dentist if necessary.
    • Consult your dentist if the pain persists or worsens after 2 to 4 weeks.
  • Dental decay, a loose filling, crack in the tooth may give rise to this kind of sharp pain.
  • Solution:
    • Consult your dentist for checking the condition.
    • Root canal therapy may be necessary if the pulp is damaged.
  • This may signify the pulpal damage by deep decay or physical trauma.
  • Solution:
    • Consult your dentist immediately.
  • This may reveal the formation of tooth abscess causing infection of surrounding gum and bone.
  • Solution:
    • Consult your dentist immediately.
  • Inflammed sinus such as sinusitis and teeth grinding (bruxism) can lead to this kind of symptom.
  • Solution:
    • Consult your physician for treatment of sinusitis.
    • Consult your dentist for teeth grinding.