Toothpaste Alone Won’t Protect Tooth Sensitivity

Processed foods and drinks are increasingly acidic and soften tooth enamel. Dental erosion and teeth sensitivity can be protected against with dietary changes and a good oral health routine.

Key takeaways:

– An appropriate toothpaste should complement other factors in preventing tooth hypersensitivity.

– Abrasive brushing can cause erosion of the enamel and expose the dentine.

– Cut sugary and acidic foods and drinks from your diet as they soften enamel.

– Your dentist can provide a suitable treatment plan to counter dental erosion and sensitivity.

Dental erosion is multifactorial. It has to do with brushing, and above all, with diet. Food and drink are increasingly acidic as a result of industrial processing

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Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.