The most effective manner of treating sensitive teeth is by using sensitivity toothpaste, that contains strontium chloride or potassium nitrate which help to reduce sensitivity. Foods high in acidic like oranges, lemons, tea and soda may lead to an increase in tooth sensitivity. If the toothpaste doesn’t work, then it is advised to visit the dentist. The dentist can work by applying special compounds to the roots of the teeth to decrease the sensitivity. Home care items containing high fluoride are recommended to reduce the sensitivity.