Dentinal hypersensitivity is a common problem with one in four adults suffering from this affliction.
If you feel a sharp pain when brushing your teeth, eating hot / cold foods or even chewing something fibrous, chances are you might be suffering from sensitive teeth. It is usually caused when gums recede and therefore, the dentine is exposed. Dentine contains the channels to the nerves, when triggered by hot/cold/sweet/sour food or while brushing your teeth, will transmit the pain signal to the nerves. The most common trigger for sensitive teeth sufferers are cold food.
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If you think you have sensitive teeth, consult your dentist.Back to top
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