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Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is the discomforting feeling mostly of pain…

Tooth sensitivity is the discomforting feeling mostly of pain one a person experiences when they drink or eat something cold or hot, sweets, touch the tooth with other teeth or the tongue or even when you breathe in cool air. Doctors describe this feeling as Dentin Hypersensitivity or Root Sensitivity.
Tooth sensitivity occurs when the underlying layer of the tooth (Dentin) is exposed when the gum covering the tooth recedes and leaves the root of the tooth exposed to the factors that cause one to notice he/she has tooth Sensitivity.

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Acidic foods – Regular partake of acidic food erodes away the outer covering of the tooth (Enamel) leaving you susceptible to teeth sensitivity. The acidic foods should be taken in controlled amounts.