Dental One Associates of Marietta
1275 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 10, Marietta, GA 30067

How to Handle Sensitive Teeth and Gums

Sensitive Teeth

If sensitive teeth are causing you trouble, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from sensitivity when brushing, flossing, eating, and drinking. Sensitive teeth and gums usually result from the wearing away of tooth enamel, which exposes the root of the tooth and leaves you susceptible to pain. But other causes included a cracked tooth, cavities, strong whiteners, and certain dental procedures.

Fortunately, you don’t have to live with tender teeth because there are many treatments and tactics to help alleviate the ache. To learn how to help sensitive teeth, visit an expert in family dentistry to get to the root of your sensitivity and see if these remedies can bring you relief.

  • Try a Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth Sensitivity has become so common that are many desensitizing toothpastes available today. They can soothe the sting of sensitive teeth with just a few applications.
  • Fortify with Fluoride You can strengthen the tooth’s enamel and ease the pangs of pain by having fluoride applied to sensitive spots on teeth.
  • Ask About a Root Canal No one wants a root canal, but you may need this dental procedure to treat the painful problem at the tooth’s tender center.
  • Seal the Sensitivity Since sensitive teeth and gums are often caused when receding gums expose the tooth’s root, dentists have started applying sealants to these sensitive roots to stop the sting at the source.

In addition to these helpful hints, some other suggestions for sensitive teeth and gums include brushing with a gentle touch, flossing with extreme care, and avoiding very acidic foods. All of these tips can treat the trouble and help you feel less sensitive.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Marietta, call Dental One Associates of Marietta today at (678) 831-2945 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Marietta. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Marietta, 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 Dental One Associates of Marietta.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great customer service! Dr. Sweeting, Tia, Kelcie and the whole staff are great!
Pamela M.
Excellent service! Extra nice staff. Gentle, respectful and aware of my needs. Would totally recommend.
Ana G.
I tried few dental offices but, I settled for Dental one because of their love and professionalism. I felt so much at home and I will recommend them to anyone
Shade M.
Everyone is also very professional when I enter and leave my dental appointment.
Felicia B.
When I arrived at Dental One Associates, I was promptly greeted, signed in, and quickly taken back for my appointment by Casey. Casey, along with the other staff, were professional and friendly. They […]
Eddie G.
I’ve been coming for a few years and I’m happy with the service that you provide.
Shanay E.
Patricia, Janet, and Dr. Carden took excellent care of me from start to completion. My needs were taken care of above and beyond. I really appreciated the attention given to each step in the process. […]
Shed
Great dental care by friendly professional staff of Dr Sweeting, hygienist Ashley and admin Patricia. I’ve been a Dental One periodontal and general dentistry patient for 35 years. My wife and 3 […]
Doug S.
They were very helpful and very imformative. My wait was not long and everyone was nice. I would definitely recommend them.
Edward W.
Staff friendly, professional, and appointment on time. Wait time less than 5 minutes.My hygienist was very knowledgeable in cleaning teeth, friendly, and recommended ways to keep teeth healthy, […]
Ruth F.
Tina, the lady who cleans my teeth. She really makes me feel at ease.
Darrell P.
Very helpful staff, great dentist. I had two implants done and the doctor was absolutely great in getting them in properly.
Russell W.
I have been impressed with Drs. Sweeting and Carden and all of their assistants!! Wonderful work and patient care. Thank you!
Virginia P.
Everyone is very courteous and I’m always seen in a timely manner and Dr. Sweeting is one of the best dentists I have ever had!
Virtue H.
Excelente servicio y amabilidad del personal.
Angelik G.
Dental One has the most upbeat staff that make a dentist visit pleasurable. They are not only friendly but very helpful and knowledgeable They also work with you to keep costs down when you don’t […]
Russ W.
I had an awesome time with the staff at Dental One Associates! Jovan was amazing. He was very supportive and understanding. I was very nervous,especially because I have never been to this location, […]
Amber B.
As a person who hates going to the dentist, they made it a very comfortable and welcoming place to be.
Chet M.
The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and polite. They worked hard to ensure everything went smoothly and on time. Dr Sweeting was outstanding and friendly. This was the second part of my procedure […]
Christopher H.
Excellent service
Devon B.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (678) 831-2945
Our Location