Do hot and cold things hurt your teeth?
Do you get a short sharp pain in your teeth when you eat or drink certain foods? Is this a daily problem or perhaps just an occasional annoyance? You may have dentine hypersensitivity, another name for sensitive teeth.
Tooth sensitivity is caused by the gradual exposure of the inner part of your tooth, called 'dentin', which is usually covered by the tooth enamel and gums. Find out more about how dentine can become exposed.
Read on to find out more about sensitivity.
Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
Learn about the causes of sensitive teeth.
Symptoms of Tooth Sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity and typical symptoms.
Treating Tooth Sensitivity
How to relieve discomfort.
Managing Tooth Sensitivity
How to relieve the discomfort and ongoing oral health guidance to help manage tooth sensitivity.