Why Am I Sensitive to Cold Foods and Drinks?
Ice cream, iced tea, popsicles… many of us love these summertime treats that help us cool down on the hottest day.
But if you take a bite or sip and feel pain in your teeth, you have probably been avoiding these!
Why does this happen? What causes sensitivity? And, more importantly, what can you do about it?
Father-and-son team Drs. John and Ryan Smith – your dentists in Aloha and Hillsboro – offer this advice for people who struggle with the discomfort of sensitive teeth.
The Causes of Sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity can be the result of a number of different factors. It most commonly occurs when you have experienced gum recession (often caused by periodontal ...