I am having sensitive teeth. I am using SHY-NM TOOTHPASTE for last 1 year. This contains Calcium Sodium Phosphosilicate and other salts. I use another paste meet which contains Potassium Nitrate and Sodium monofluorophosphate etc. Out of these 2 paste which is better for sensitive teeth. What other precautions and treatment is there for sensitive teeth.
All the sensitive toothpastes are the same. Technique matters more. 1. Don't use then daily
2. Never use brush with them
3. Use only in sensitive areas
4. Take little on your finger tips and apply it for atles 30 sec
5. Leave it for half an hour
6. Rinse your mouth
7. Repeat it 3-4 times daily 8.not more then 7 days
9. Always followed by normal brushing
10. It's not a substitute for brushing, it's supplement.
The one with Potassium Nitrate is specifically for Sensitivity.
Ideally you should only use anti-sensitive toothpaste when the problem persists. You should switch to a normal toothpaste when sensitivity subsides. Continuous use decreases the efficacy of the paste due to tolerance in the body.
Any toothpaste you use will not solve your problem completely untill you get it checked clinically. Dental problems start with senstivity and may result in pain if treatment is required and ignored at the time. So I would suggest you to visit your dentist and take his or her advice before you use any toothpaste in particular.
Shy-nm should not be used regularly for more than 3 months. I think your dentist informs you during your last visit. You should visit ro a dentist. Your denrist will check and tell you about the cause of sensitivity and then you follow the treatment line.
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