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Hypersensitivity of tooth

Hyper Sensitivity of Tooth

  • Dentin hypersensitivity is called as dental pain
  • It is of short duration
  • Arise when enamel wares down exposing dentin
  • Exposed dentin response to stimuli like hot or cold or sweet or acidic food, drinks, breathing cold air
  • There is rapid movement of fluid in open dentinal tubes
  • These stimuli makes teeth sensitive or painful
  • Change in fluid flow causes pressure changes within the dentin
  • Change fluid flow will activate dental nerve
  • Which causes Signal of pressure changes
  • Will cause Tooth sensitivity or called as dental pain

Causes of warring out of enamel

  • Using hard brush for Brushing
  • Aggressive brushing
  • Using acidic food & drinks

Other sensitivity problems are from

  • Leaky filling
  • Broken teeth
  • Caries exposing to dentin

Photo showing sensitivity

Sensitivity paste Sensodyne

Colgate Hyper sensitivity paste