Dentine hypersensitivity

What is Dentine hypersensitivity?

Dentine is the outer covering of teeth. When we eat cold food we feel intense pain (dentine hypersensitivity) because of damage to dentine due to infection, fluoride deficiency and stagnation of carbohydrate foods specially sweets .

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Hi, so I jad braces before when I was around 14. And when I got them taken off I felt that my left canine tooth would sometimes hurt a little and...

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The pain associated with canine tooth after orthodontic treatment is due to dentine hypersensitivity.
There is...

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I've just started getting sensitive teeth (front top & bottom), assuming it was related to cavities I made a dentist appointment, however he said I...

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The sensitivity may be due to -bone loss
periodontal pocket,gingival recession and regressive changes like cervical abrasion and...

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Tooth ache. Cold water brings pain and a cavity in wisdom teeth.

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Thanks for posting your query.

What I understand from your query is that you are having pain while drinking cold water in your teeth and...

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