5669 Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd NE,
Suite #375,
Atlanta, GA 30342

FAQS: Sensitive Teeth

147490622 Sensitive teeth can make you feel pain or discomfort throughout the day. At Sandy Springs Restorative & General Dentistry, we aim to diagnose and treat your dental concerns with skill and precision. Sandy Springs dentists Dr. Maria Benefield is committed to providing high-quality dental care to each patient that walks through the door. We take the time to listen to your dental concerns and develop a treatment that is specifically catered to your needs. Our Sandy Springs dental office is equipped with state of the art technology and a knowledgeable staff to make your visit to our office helpful, comfortable, and informative.

Sensitive Teeth

What is causing my tooth sensitivity?
Tooth sensitivity can be caused by a number of different dental issues. It is important to visit our Atlanta dental office for a preventive care visit to get your teeth, mouth, and gums properly checked for any complex dental issues. Dr. Benefield has experienced dentist, who are committed to providing comprehensive dental care to ensure your teeth are functional, healthy, and beautiful.

Possible Causes For Tooth Sensitivity:

  • Exposed tooth root
  • Tooth decay (cavities)
  • Teeth Grinding
  • Fractured or chipped teeth
  • Periodontal disease (gum disease)
  • Worn or damaged dental fillings
  • Worn tooth enamel

How do I treat my tooth sensitivity?
Dr. Benefield is experienced to handle most dental concerns that you may be experiencing. Our Sandy Springs dental office offers a full range of cosmetic, restorative, and general dental services to help improve your smile. Your treatment depends on the root cause of your tooth sensitivity.

Some treatments may include:

How do I prevent tooth sensitivity?
Maintaining a proper oral hygiene can help combat a number of dental concerns. If you aren’t sure if you are following a proper oral hygiene routine, please feel free to ask Dr. Benefield about how to maintain an excellent oral hygiene routine.

  • Floss and brush at least twice day
  • Use an ADA approved mouthwash
  • Schedule preventive care exams twice a year
  • Avoid certain foods and drinks that contribute to tooth sensitivity

Schedule a Visit

Plan a visit to our Sandy Springs dentist office to help improve the health and quality of your smile. Dr. Benefield will work with you to help solve your dental concerns. You can schedule an appointment online or call (404) 445-1104


5669 Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd NE,
Suite #375,
Atlanta, GA 30342


New Patients (404) 445-1104

Current Patients (404) 252-1216


Monday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday: Closed

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