Sensitive teeth

Do you suffer from sensitive teeth when you eat something cold like ice cream? Scientists believe they have worked out why biting down on ice or drinking something really cold causes excruciating pain for some people.

They have located the cells and signals in sensitive teeth that detect big temperature drops and trigger toothache and brain jolt.

People with dental decay are prone to it because the pathway is exposed.It provides a target for new treatments, such as toothpastes, dental patches or chewing gum.

Dr. Banić

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