Sensitive Teeth (Dentin Hypersensitivity)

About- Sensitive teeth also called sensitive dentindentin sensitivity, cervical sensitivity, and cervical hypersensitivity is a sharp dental pain or discomfort as a response to certain stimuli, such as hot or cold temperatures.
 
Symptoms-
Feeling pain or discomfort at the roots of the affected teeth while intaking
 Hot/cold foods and beverages
 Sweet/Acidic foods and beverages
 Cold water
 Cold air
 Brushing or flossing teeth
 Alcohol-based mouth rinses
 
Causes-

Sensitive teeth occur due to damaged enamel, the outer layer of the tooth. Possible reasons for damaging the enamels are
 Hard brushing the teeth
 Hard toothbrush use
 Tooth grinding
 Regularly eating or drinking acidic foods and beverages
 Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
 Gastroparesis  
 Bulimia
 Gum recession 
 Tooth decay
 Broken teeth
 Chipped teeth
 Dental work like getting fillings, crowns, or teeth bleaching

Specialist to visit-
 Dentist


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References-
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