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What Is 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can anyone recommend a toothpaste for sensitive teeth which tastes alright, like normal toothpaste?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What else can i do for sensitive teeth?i do have dental check ups twice a year and i use colgate sensodyne toothpaste.
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