Dental sensitivity is a short, sharp pain caused by exposure of the dentine, with no evident dental decay.

Hard brushing, erosion by taking acidic foods and drinks,gum recession, tooth grinding, cracked tooth, post tooth bleeching.

Desensitizing pastes help relieve sensitivity,
Fluoride varnish and gel applied to the sensitive teeth.
A dental filling to seal the exposed dentine on the tooth.
Severe sensitivity requires root canal treatment .