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A 38-year-old female asked:

I ve bad tooth sensitivity on all teeth recently, went to dentist, he can't c why, please advice me of other possible health problems i may b suffering with?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Russell Lieblick
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Bruxism: You may be grinding or clenching your teeth which is called bruxism. This can cause painful teeth with no discernable reason. The treatment is fairly simple and requires wearing a guard or thin mouthpiece at night called a splint. Your dentist can help.
Dr. Herbert Mendelson
28 years experience
Sensitivity Dx: There are numerous potential causes of generalized tooth sensitivity. Sinus and ear issues are two common health problems that frequently present themselves through tooth sensitivity.
Dr. Cathy Graves
25 years experience
Root senitivity: Tooth sensitivity can be caused by exposed nerve endings on the root surface at the gum line. Scrubbing too hard while brushing or eating acidic foods can irritate these. I have found that sensodyne works well for this.
Last updated Jan 26, 2014

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