Dentine Hypersensitivity

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  • Dental Erosion

    Is your lifestyle putting your oral health at risk?
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  • Do You Have Sensitive Teeth?

    Learn about sensitive teeth and instant relief.
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  • Dental Erosion

    Is your lifestyle putting your oral health at risk?
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  • Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ Patient Education Guide

    A chairside guide to show patients how Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ works.
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  • Tooth Sensitivity Treatment Options

    Tooth sensitivity is due to the exposure of dentin, the part of the tooth which covers the nerve, either through loss of the enamel layer or recession of the gums. Temperature changes and certain foods (acidic or sweet) can cause the tooth or teeth to be painful. The pain usually subsides after a short period of time.
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  • Tooth Sensitivity General

    Tooth sensitivity is something that affects a number of people. It is often caused by eating or drinking something hot, cold, sweet or acidic. Under normal conditions, the underlying dentin of the tooth (the layer that immediately surrounds the nerve) is covered by the enamel in the tooth crown, and the gums that surround the tooth. Over time, the enamel covering can get thinner, thus providing less protection. The gums can also recede over time, exposing the underlying root surface dentin.
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  • What Is Tooth Sensitivity?

    Tooth sensitivity is a common name for dentin hypersensitivity or root sensitivity. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you have sensitive teeth.
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