Are you suffering from shooting pains and icy sensations in the teeth? You are not alone. Luckily, there ways to fix it and the solution is not necessarily expensive or complicated. Brilliant Smile explains what tooth sensitivity is and how to get rid of it!
Pain in general is the body’s way of telling you that something isn’t right, as a reaction to some kind of injury. Shooting pains is essentially pain in the teeth, which can come from different types of injuries. It could be because you have a tooth cavity och a cracked tooth, but it could also come from erosion damagen, grinding your teeth at night or brushing too hard with the toothbrush which damages the gums.
Visit the dentist regularly
It’s important to get a check-up by a dentist on a regular basis to discover if you have cavities or if everything is alright with your oral health. Your dentist will inform you if you are forexample grinding your teeth or if you brush too hard and will help you to solve your problem.
Update your daily routine
- Use a fluoride toothpaste every day, morning and evening.
- The toothpaste should also contain potassium nitrate, which is a common ingredient in toothpastes for sensitive teeth as it soothes sensitivity and shooting pains.
- For the best possible protection against sensitivity, your toothpaste should also contain hydroxyapatite. This is the actual mineral that enamel consists of, and it provides long-term protection against sensitivity and tooth pain.
- Use a soft toothbrush and brush in circular movements to avoid damaging the gums.
- Use a fluoride rinse with high fluorine content, it further strengthens the enamel and increases the protection against both cavities and sensitivity.
- Avoid acid beverages, such as soda, as it causes erosion damage.
Fluoride toothpaste for sensitive teeth that contains both potassium nitrate and hydroxyapatite. Daily use will soothe and prevent sensitivity, as well as protect against cavities and erosion.
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