Today I am going to give you some teeth related information. I belong from a joint family and in my family out of 7 people 5 people suffers from sensitivity, it is a very common problem nowadays.
Inside our tooth there are sensitive nerves, these nerves are covered by a layer called Dentine, and the Dentine is covered by Hard Enamel which protects the sensitive nerves. But due much vigorous brushing and acid erosion the Enamel gets decayed, which further leads to exposed dentine. And then when we eat something hot, cold, sweet or sour we feel sensitivity due to the exposed dentine.
The best relief you can get from sensitivity is by using –
We all know sensitivity is controllable or treatable but not curable and Sensodyne controls sensitivity. Sensodyne is one of the most dentist recommended brand which is proven to give best relief from sensitivity. Let’s see how Sensodyne works –
In Sensodyne there are two main ingredients –
- Potassium Nitrate- Potassium Nitrate lowers the pain by giving a soothing effect to the nerves.
- Stannous Chloride – Stannous Chloride forms a layer which protects the tooth from hot and cold effects of sensitivity.
Sensodyne contains Fluoride which we know helps in recovering the decayed Enamel. Actually Sensodyne is a toothpaste cum medicine which have negligible side effects.
The key ingredients of Sensodyne are –
2. Purified water
4. Potassium Nitrate
5. Sodium Lauryl Sulphate
|7. Xanthan gum
8. Cocamidopropyl Betaine
9. Sodium Hydroxide
10. Sodium Saccharine
11. Sodium Fluoride
12. FD & C Blue No. 1
Directions for use –
Brush twice daily specifically before going to bed and after waking up in the morning.
Sensodyne (Fresh Gel) 70 gm for Rs.99
Sensodyne(Original Flavour) 100 gm for Rs.395
Sensodyne (Mint Flavour) 70 gm for Rs.105
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Some Self-care tips for sensitive teeth –
Brush two times daily.
Do not brush for 30 mins or 1 hour.
Before eating something hot or cold sit for some time so that the tooth comes to room temperature.
Avoid eating hot and spicy food, they are the main cause of acidity which can led to acid erosion which results in sensitivity.