The most common causes of sensitive teeth are cavities or tooth decay.
But here are 5 reasons that you may not know about.
- Grinding or clenching your teeth.
- Drinking acidic beverages like soda or lemonade, which to erode enamel.
- Using a hard-bristled toothbrush or brushing with a heavy hand. Either of these also tends to wear away enamel.
- Receding gum line, which exposes the root surfaces of teeth.
- Fractured or cracked teeth.