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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