dentine hypersensitivity


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dentine hypersensitivity

Tooth pain resulting from exposure to cold temperatures, osmotic agents (e.g. sugars or other sweets), or touch. It is caused by exposure of dentinal tubules when cementum is worn off the outer layer of a tooth, e.g. in patients who have receding gums.
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This study, the first pan-European investigation into the prevalence of tooth wear and dentine hypersensitivity and its associated risk factors, revealed that one-third of adults aged 18-35 are already showing signs of Acid Erosion.
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Dentine hypersensitivity is a common problem affecting 1 out of 3 people, yet many do not actively address it, a statement said.
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guidelines for the design and conduct of clinical trials on dentine hypersensitivity.