Tooth sensitivity is most often caused by cavities or the thinning or destruction of tooth enamel.
Kassandra Foreman / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Working with your dentist and observing these healthy habits will help reduce your chances for eroding away your protective tooth enamel.
Written By Jennifer Raskin / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Written By Meghan Belnap / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
If your teeth are very sensitive, yellow or cracked and pitted at the surface, you may have enamel erosion. Enamel is the hard, thin coating that covers the crown of your tooth. Read on to learn how you can protect and restore your enamel while caring for your teeth.
Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Researchers have found that hydrogen peroxide - the active ingredient in over-the-counter whitening strips - can damage the protein-rich dentin tissue found beneath the tooth's protective enamel. It is well established that hydrogen peroxide can penetrate the enamel and dentin.