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What Causes Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth refers to the sensation of discomfort or pain when teeth are exposed to certain stimuli such as cold air, cold or hot drinks and foods and sweet foods. About one fifth of the population experience sensitive teeth. Dentinal sensitivity and pulpal sensitivity are the two major types of teeth sensitivity. Dentinal sensitivity occurs when the middle layer of the tooth called dentin becomes exposed. The dentin of a tooth is normally housed in […]