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Tooth sensitivity is a common dental issue that inconveniences many people. It might even inconvenience you! In this case, it’s best to know all there is to know about tooth sensitivity so you can prevent as much as possible and treat it if necessary. To help you know all about tooth sensitivity and to test your tooth sensitivity knowledge, our dentist, Dr. Ted Grossman, encourages you to take the following quiz:

1. True or False: Everyone’s teeth hurt when they bite into hot or cold foods.
A. True
B. False

2. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by:
A. Worn tooth enamel
B. Exposed gums
C. Tooth decay
D. All of the above

3. Tooth sensitivity treatments are:
A. Desensitizing toothpaste
B. Gum recession treatment
C. Cavity treatment
D. All of the above

4. True or False: If you fail to treat your tooth sensitivity, you could be at risk for tooth loss.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: If you have sensitive teeth, you shouldn’t eat ice cream or drink coffee.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. B
2. D
3. D
4. A
5. B (You should schedule an appointment with our dentist to have your sensitivity treated)

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about tooth sensitivity in Exton, Pennsylvania, please contact Lionville Family Dentistry and talk to a member of our dental team. All you need to do is dial (610) 363-6660 and we will be thrilled to give you the answers and information you need!