Do Medications Cause Sensitive Tooth
45 Million people in United States are affected with teeth sensitivity. 10 Million of them are severely affected requiring medical attention and treatment. Mostly bad oral hygiene is held responsible for this state of the teeth. This article however tries to understand whether medicines can cause this dental problem or not.
- Sensitive tooth is a discomfort experienced by people after they eat anything hot, cold or sweet.
- The roots of the teeth are covered and protected by some tissues.
- When these tissues recede, the roots get exposed causing this dental problem.
- Nerves which connect the upper surface of the tooth to its center as get exposed.
- When they receive the signals of hotness or coldness, they readily pass these signals to the center of the tooth root called pulp.
- This causes sensations of pain.