Minimizing the Risk of Sensitivity
Learn How to Relieve the Pain of Sensitive Teeth
If your teeth are sensitive, there are
several simple but important steps you can take today to treat
sensitive teeth pain:
- Don't brush too hard or more frequently than
your dentist recommends.
- Use a softer toothbrush, preferably one
suitable for people with sensitive teeth.
- Avoid grinding your teeth or clenching during
the day. Ask your dentist about a mouth guard for nighttime
- Practice good oral hygiene, including proper
brushing and flossing, to prevent conditions such as periodontal
disease, which can cause receding gums.
- Use a sensitivity toothpaste like Sensodyne®
toothpaste to treat and protect against
sensitivity. Sensodyne® toothpaste is recommended by 9 out of
10 dentists for sensitive teeth.
- See your dentist regularly for professional
teeth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating
your sensitive teeth.
How Sensodyne® Toothpaste Works
To protect against tooth sensitivity every time you eat and
every time your drink, you need all day sensitivity
protection. Sensodyne® toothpaste provides all day, every
day sensitivity protection when used twice daily.
The potassium ion in Sensodyne® toothpaste builds a protective
barrier that blocks the pain caused by pain stimuli (ie. hot, cold,
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Please check with your dentist to ensure that any discomfort
that you are experiencing is due to tooth sensitivity.