Teeth Sensitivity 101

Discover the cause, prevention and treatment of tooth sensitivity.

Colgate Sensitive Toothbrush with Sensitivity Pen

Why just numb the pain? You can shield exposed nerves and start repairing your sensitive teeth.

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Enamel Cannot Repair Itself

Enamel is the hardest and most highly mineralized substance in the human body. Enamel covers the exterior of each tooth in your mouth and it protects the sensitive dentin from exterior stimuli like heat, cold and acids.

Once your enamel is gone, it's gone! Enamel cannot repair itself because it does not contain any living cells. Be kind to your enamel!

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