Many of us say we have "sensitive teeth." We usually means that we feel twinges pain or discomfort in our teeth in certain situations. These may include:
- Drinking or eating cold things
- Drinking or eating hot things
- Eating Candy
- Touching the teeth with other teeth or tongue
- Breathing cold air
More than half of us experience the bustle of sensitive teeth at some point in our lives - 30 percent of us suffer from every day - and it is a problem that seems to be increasing. One of the most common dental complaints, it tends to peak between 30-50 years of age. Women are consistently shown to suffer more, but nobody knows why.