Health Tip: Why Teeth Are Sensitive

Shocking Diseases of the Mouth

(HealthDay News) -- Sensitive teeth can make eating and drinking painful and unpleasant.

The American Dental Association's website explains these possible causes of sensitive teeth:

  • Having a cavity or tooth decay.
  • Developing a tooth fracture.
  • Having a worn filling.
  • Having worn tooth enamel.
  • Having gum disease.
  • Having an exposed dental root.

-- Diana Kohnle

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