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About Sensitive Teeth

About Sensitive Teeth

Do You Suffer From Unpleasant Teeth Sensation (Gigi Ngilu) Due to Tooth Sensitivity?

Do your teeth twinge when you eat or drink certain foods? Do you suffer from unpleasant teeth sensation (Gigi Ngilu) due to tooth sensitivity? Is your sensitivity a daily problem or perhaps just an occasional annoyance? Chances are you have "dentine hypersensitivity," another name for sensitive teeth.

Sensitivity is a common dental problem. It's not a disease, but rather a condition that develops over time due to common factors such as receding gums, over vigorous tooth brushing and tooth grinding. Most sufferers are between 20 and 50 years old.

About one in three adults suffers from sensitive teeth, some more frequently than others.

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Whether your dentine hypersensitivity is chronic and unpleasant (Gigi Ngilu) or just an infrequent tooth twinge, Sensodyne can help. This site can help you find answers to all your questions, as answered by our own network of dental care professionals.

Do You Have Questions?

Concerned that your sensitivity may indicate a more serious condition? Read on, but be sure to schedule an appointment soon with your own dentist or hygienist as well.

Learn More: What Causes Sensitive Teeth?