Ailments & Conditions

Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold – Causes and Treatments

Overview of Tooth Sensitivity

It is not uncommon to have tooth pain or discomfort when you drink or eat something cold or hot. In these cases, sensitive teeth or dentin hypersensitivity may be the culprit. It is estimated that around 10 up to 35 percent of the general population suffer from this dental issue. While the condition may affect people at any age groups, it is more prevalent in those between 20 and 40 years old. Women tend to be more affected by teeth sensitivity than men. In the next section, we will learn more about the possible causes and treatment options to protect your teeth. [1]