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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Bleach attacks sensitive tooth layer Specifically, the researchers looked at how whitening strips, which people can buy over-the-counter, damage one of the teeth's three layers.
In a sensitive tooth, receding gums expose fluid-filled dentinal tubules.
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The system, created by Robert Ibsen, DDS, encompasses a number of cosmetic and structural restoration techniques that, according to the company, preserve, strengthen and protect teeth while improving the appearance of smiles without the removal of sensitive tooth structure or the need for shots.
This is a story that touches difficult subjects the way we gingerly touch a sensitive tooth; and the difficult subjects are the biggest ones: death, grief, illness, loneliness, loss.
Some type of filling may have been placed in drilled holes, which would have exposed sensitive tooth areas, the researchers suggest.
Exactly what's going on inside the sensitive tooth is uncertain, but one theory is that it's the movement of fluids deep inside the tooth that stimulates the nerves.
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"Until now the only way the consumer could treat sensitive teeth was through the use of sensitive tooth toothpaste.