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(HealthDay News) -- If you find that eating or drinking something hot or cold delivers a shooting pain to your pearly whites, you may have sensitive teeth.
The American Dental Association says common causes of tooth sensitivity include:
A fractured tooth.
Worn dental fillings.
Worn tooth enamel.
An exposed tooth root.