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What is the best toothpaste for sensitive teeth?

What is the best toothpaste for sensitive teeth?

Sensodyne: Sensodyne has been around for a long time. The reason is: it works. Follow the directions on the label. ...Read more

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Sensitive Teeth (Definition)

The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a teeth grinding. The best way to find out why a tooth is sensitive is to ...Read more


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Can any doc tell me what's the best toothpaste for sensitive teeth?

Can any doc tell me what's the best toothpaste for sensitive teeth?

Depends: There are variables between different people on which toothpaste works best for them. Sometimes it's a prescription Fluoride toothpaste that works best. You need to see a dentist to determine if the sensitivity is from gum recession and exposed roots, or if it's failing fillings or cavities. If it's failing fillings, then you need to have the fillings redone. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best toothpaste for sensitive gums and teeth?

Please help! what is the best toothpaste for sensitive gums and teeth?

Different problems: Gum sensitivity and tooth sensitivity are different problems requiring different solutions. Causes, and therefore treatments, can be numerous and varied. Please don't try to self-medicatee. See your Dentist for professional care, for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can anyone recommend a toothpaste for sensitive teeth which tastes alright, like normal toothpaste?

Can anyone recommend a toothpaste for sensitive teeth which tastes alright, like normal toothpaste?

Toothpastes: If you mean " a minty fresh taste" try any of the following: sensodyne, crest for sensitive teeth, colgate sensitivity toothpaste. ...Read more

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Any dentists' recommendations on toothpaste for sensitive teeth?

Sensitive teeth: The pain of sensitive teeth can be managed with a few simple home remedies. Sensodyne tooth paste is a good product for sensitive teeth. Avoid using hard-bristled toothbrushes and avoid hard foods. Also avoid or limit acidic items like sodas, tomatoes, oranges and lemons. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Can the general statement be made that adults needing toothpaste for sensitive teeth have some degree of gum recession = a periodontal issue?

Not always: Most often sensitivity is due to to root exposure from recession. Not all recession is due to periodontal disease, and often people with recession have very healty gums, otherwise. Sensitivity can be caused by other sources such as enamel loss, overbrushing, diets high in acid foods, cavities, grinding or bite discrepencies. Desensitizing toothpaste may be sufficient for symptoms, but not always. ...Read more

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What toothpaste should I use for a child with sensitive teeth?

What toothpaste should I use for a child with sensitive teeth?

See below: If the child has had a normal dental exam, there are multiple tooth pastes available for sensitive teeth, such as sensodyne. ...Read more

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Is there one brand of toothpaste that is better than another for sensitive teeth?

Sensedyne : They are the original desensitizing toothpaste and seem to me to still be the best. Know that it is not a guarantee that you will not have sensitivity. It hopefully with reduce it for you though. It may take a little time of use to do it too. ...Read more

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What type of toothpaste is suitable for someone with really sensitive teeth and braces?

What type of toothpaste is suitable for someone with really sensitive teeth and braces?

For the future: Toothpaste such as Sensodyne or Pronamel may certainly help. See your dental professional for additional modalities such as home/office fluoride treatment. Congratulations in your orthodontic treatment. Besides the obvious pleasing aesthetic results, you will also enjoy better function and hygiene. Expect some discomfort , as this unfortunately is part if the short term accompaniments. ...Read more

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What else can i do for sensitive teeth?i do have dental check ups twice a year and i use colgate sensodyne toothpaste.

Nocturnal bruxism: is the excessive grinding of the teeth and can cause different symptoms including headache, earache and extreme teeth sensitivity. See your dentist for night guard fabrication. ...Read more

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