Tooth sensitivity can be caused by gum recession which leads to root exposure. The root of a tooth is porous so that hot or cold substances can travel in to the the nerve of the tooth, causing pain.
Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste
The easiest fix for tooth sensitivity is to start using a sensitivity toothpaste on a daily basis. The ingredients in the toothpaste protects the roots of the teeth and helps prevent the hot or cold sensitivity. We also have materials that we can apply in the office that act as a barrier on the root surface to prevent sensitivity.