Tooth sensitivity is most often caused by cavities or the thinning or destruction of tooth enamel.
Kassandra Foreman / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Tooth sensitivity commonly occurs when the protective layers of teeth are worn away, revealing a bony tissue called dentin. This tissue contains microscopic hollow tubes that, when exposed, allow hot and cold liquids and food to contact the underlying nerve endings in the teeth, causing pain.
Written by Kerry Brooks / Reviewed by Ray Spotts
Sensitive teeth can be very annoying especially when they start to interfere with your life. You can't eat food that you want and have to take extreme care in choosing food to consume for fear of triggering the pain. Here are several steps to relieve and prevent teeth sensitivity.