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I'm wondering why are my teeth so sensitive?

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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Other causes

Gum recession, exposed roots, gum line wear or decay all cause sensitivity.
And tooth grinding can cause sensitivity as well.

In brief: Other causes

Gum recession, exposed roots, gum line wear or decay all cause sensitivity.
And tooth grinding can cause sensitivity as well.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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Dr. Richard Leaderman
Keep in mind - If your teeth are sensitive to cold then your are grinding your teeth. If a tooth is hot sensitive the nerve is dying and you will need a root canal of have it extracted. Sweet sensitivity is usually from tooth decay.
Dr. Stanley Siu
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Enamel deficiency

Teeth can be sensitive for a variety of reasons.
Enamel is the hardest substance in your body, even harder than bone. Enamel protects your teeth & insulates them from thermal changes. Cavities, acidic drinks, gingival recession, etc. Can cause the loss of enamel resulting in sensitivity. Dentists can help figure out what specific factors contribute to your sensitivity & may help alleviate them.

In brief: Enamel deficiency

Teeth can be sensitive for a variety of reasons.
Enamel is the hardest substance in your body, even harder than bone. Enamel protects your teeth & insulates them from thermal changes. Cavities, acidic drinks, gingival recession, etc. Can cause the loss of enamel resulting in sensitivity. Dentists can help figure out what specific factors contribute to your sensitivity & may help alleviate them.
Dr. Stanley Siu
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