IF IT HAP­PENS WHEN YOU BRUSH,

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could be a sign of tooth sen­si­tiv­ity and the cold wa­ter you’re brush­ing with is reach­ing the nerve of the tooth. If, how­ever, it’s in­de­pen­dent of brush­ing and the pain also in­volves your jaw, it might be a sign that you’re grind­ing your teeth at night. “Peo­ple can grind or clench their teeth both day and night but it’s harder to con­trol dur­ing sleep and this can re­sult in jaw pain or sore­ness the next day,” says Dr Alice Yang. Speak to your den­tist if you sus­pect it.

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