Tooth sensitivity is usually caused by exposed dentin on root areas due to receded gums or periodontal disease. The dentin contains a large number of pores or tubes that run from the outside of the tooth to the nerve in the centre. Without the protection of enamel, these tubes can be stimulated by changes in temperature or certain foods.
Have you experienced that electric stinging sensation as you take a sip of iced tea or a bite of a candy bar?
Many are aware that brushing teeth and flossing is a good oral habit. In fact, diet is also important to oral health. According to National Health Service UK (NHS UK), a balanced diet is essential for your teeth and helps to ensure you have a beautiful smile.