5 Reasons for sensitive teeth

January 28, 2016 • Glenn • NO COMMENTS

The most common causes of sensitive teeth are cavities or tooth decay.

But here are 5 reasons that you may not know about.

  1. Grinding or clenching your teeth.
  2. Drinking acidic beverages like soda or lemonade, which to erode enamel.
  3. Using a hard-bristled toothbrush or brushing with a heavy hand. Either of these also tends to wear away enamel.
  4. Receding gum line, which exposes the root surfaces of teeth.
  5. Fractured or cracked teeth.
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