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Health Oral Teeth

If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks or something in cold air,makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you have sensitive teeth.
Cause – caused by wearing out of the outermost portion of the tooth called enamel and exposure of the underlying surface.

WHAT TRIGGERS TOOTH SENSITIVITY.
  • Cold drinks and foods
  • Icecreams and candies
  • Hot tea/coffee
  • Citrus fruits

Aside from eating and drinking many activities, habits and even everday occurrences can result in sensitivity including –

Bruxism
  • Tooth grinding habit
  • Aggressive tooth brushing
  • Breathing in cold air
  • Recent dental work/teeth whitening procedures.
YOUR ROLE:
  • Use of sensitivity relief toothpaste or mouthwash
  • Good oral hygiene measures like proper brushing and flossing.
DENTIST ROLE:
    • Clinical management in extreme cases.
    • Correction of dental issues.