Common Causes of Sensitive Teeth in Children (Part 1)

pediatric dental careChances are you’ve felt the nagging aches and pains of sensitive teeth. As a parent, you never want your child to suffer this type of pain. If your Little Hero winces and complains of tingling or pain in their teeth, they might be experiencing the effects of tooth sensitivity. At Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry, we want to put all of our super tools together to help protect your child’s shining smile. The first steps in achieving this are understanding and recognizing the most common causes of sensitive teeth in children.

The Nagging Cavity Creep

The Cavity Creep can be one of the meanest and ugliest villains in the oral hygiene world. This ravenous member of the Sugarbugs can be an obstacle in the mission towards better oral care, all while making your Little Hero’s teeth more sensitive.

Out with the Old, In with the New

There’s no denying that the loss of baby teeth and the sprouting of new permanent ones can be really exciting for any Little Hero. However, the tooth sensitivity and discomfort he/she may feel during this time may be a direct result of the contact their teeth have with foods or drinks.

Sinus Woes

Nobody likes to have the annoying and nagging effects of a runny and congested nose. Unfortunately, this struggle can additionally put a damper on your Little Hero’s smile by making his/her teeth much more sensitive due to the pressure that can be built up.

The Mission is On!

The fight for the best and brightest smile can be a tough one, but know that Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry is by your side at all times! Whether your Little Hero is experiencing the effects of sensitive teeth due to the annoying Cavity Creep or if they’re ready for their first visit to a pediatric dentist, our Super Sidekicks are here to help! It’s time to power up and take part in your very own oral hygiene mission!


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