Health Tip: If Your Teeth Are Sensitive

(HealthDay News) -- If you find that eating or drinking something hot or cold delivers a shooting pain to your pearly whites, you may have sensitive teeth.

The American Dental Association says common causes of tooth sensitivity include:

  • Cavities.

  • A fractured tooth.

  • Worn dental fillings.

  • Gum disease.

  • Worn tooth enamel.

  • An exposed tooth root.

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