When we bite into something icy, such as ice cream, most of us get a twinge. This usually only lasts a few days and has no long-term consequences.
However, for other people, this sensitivity is a long-term problem that causes them a lot of pain and makes them avoid eating or drinking hot or cold foods and beverages.
With the increased intake of “sports drinks,” which are heavy in sugar and acids, we see a growing number of patients experiencing this issue.
- For some people, though, this sensitivity is an ongoing issue that can cause quite a lot of discomfort and may discourage them from eating or drinking hot or cold foods and drinks.
- There are several possible reasons why people might have sensitive teeth. One of these is genetic, as some people have a much thinner enamel layer on their teeth than average.
- Veneers offer a good level of protection against things that would otherwise cause you discomfort and are also long-lasting.
“One of the most common reasons for sensitive teeth though is due to enamel erosion”