Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Is the stirrup and Teeth Whitening Can Make Sensitive Teeth?
Use of stirrup or braces is considered a lifestyle for people of the city, especially among young people. Likewise with teeth whitening, in order to appear more confident. But was stirrup and teeth whitening can cause tooth sensitivity?
"Generally that makes teeth become sensitive because of the thinning of enamel," said drg Rahma Landy, from GSK Dental Detailing Manager, on Tuesday (10/23/2012).
Unlike other dental abnormalities, tooth sensitivity occurs because there is thinning of the enamel (the outer layer of the tooth). As a result, the layer beneath it, called dentin (the middle layer of the tooth) so open.
drg Rahma said there are some things that can lead to thinning of the enamel, which are:
1. Brushing teeth is too strong
2. The use of toothbrush bristles are too rough or loud
3. Too many foods and drinks that contain acid.
Thus, the use whitening action stirrup and basically will not cause tooth sensitivity during use properly and not overdone, and under the supervision of a physician.
Tooth sensitivity occurs when the dentin consisting of tubes called tubules, open and subject to the stimulus of cold, hot, sweet or sour, which will trigger the nerve endings connected to the dentin, causing a sharp sense of pain.
Sensodyne provides protection and comprehensive care for sensitive teeth and cleanses the plaque on the teeth as well as provide protection from cavities. Brush your teeth using Sensodyne twice a day every day on a regular basis to protect and provide comprehensive care and longer in the tooth sensitive.
Often sensitive teeth is not considered a serious problem because the sense of pain that comes and goes. A recent study showed that 45% of people suffer from sensitive teeth in Indonesia where 52% of them are unaware that they suffer from sensitive teeth checked by a dentist without.
In fact, if ignored, could likely get worse. Should immediately consult your dentist. For initial treatment of sensitive teeth, as easy to just replace your toothpaste with a special toothpaste sensitive teeth.
Source : detikHealth