Myth vs Truth: Does Brushing Cause Sensitive Teeth?
If you experience sensitivity while brushing, or after a visit to the dentist, have you ever wondered: Can these be the cause of sensitive teeth? Or, are they merely triggers?
To help set the record straight, here’s a look at the role brushing and cleaning may play in tooth sensitivity, along with a few oral care tips to help minimise the pain.
Myths vs Truth
Brushing Sensitive Teeth
Brushing causes sensitive teeth
Aggressive brushing can trigger sensitivity
Brush with a soft-bristled toothbrush for 2 minutes, twice a day. Sensodyne has a range of soft toothbrushes specially designed for people with sensitive teeth.
Visiting the dentist with sensitive teeth
Deep cleanings at the dentist causes tooth sensitivity
If you experience any sensitivity or have any concerns, please ask your dentist