Sometimes the pace of a dental appointment feels like you are moving at the speed of light. After a health history review, X-rays and cleaning, a dentist’s individual time with a patient can be limited. We must be ready to use the valuable moments we have for patient empowerment and education.
The discomfort of dentine hypersensitivity, caused by exposed dentine tubules responding to triggers such as cold, heat or air affects patients’ quality of life. Everyday pleasures like eating and drinking have turned into potential sources of pain.