tooth sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity

If you have pain when eating ice cream, you may have a dental pathology such as cavities, gingivitis or periodontitis.

The Dentin Hypersensitivity (HD) either Tooth sensitivity It is an intense and temporary dental pain caused by the exposure of the dentin, the internal part of the tooth, to the oral environment and that appears after contact with an external stimulus: cold, hot, acidic, sweet foods or drinks; touch pressure, etc. It is the most common cause of dental pain and shows a high prevalence, affecting approximately 1 in 7 adults and can trigger the appearance of oral pathologies such as cavities, gingivitis or periodontitis, if not treated correctly.

The Sensitivity Dental It occurs when the enamel that protects the teeth loses thickness, or when the gums recede, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, and therefore reducing the protection that the enamel and gums give to the teeth and the root. You should see a specialist if the pain is intense and continuous.