Are your teeth overly-sensitive? Is ice cream or hot soup enough to send you wincing in pain? Does sour chewing gum make you feel a sharp pain in your teeth? You are not alone. Many people the world over are wincing along with you in their toothsome woes.
The good news is this: sensitive teeth are something that can be treated, and with the right steps, can vanish in a few weeks or months. Weeks or months may seem like a long time, but it will all be worth it in the end.
First, start using desensitizing toothpaste and fluoride washes. As the name implies, desensitizing toothpaste can help ease the pain (if not numb it), and let you enjoy your cold and hot foods with no worries. Flouride washes can help strengthen and nourish the enamel of your teeth to help protect the Dentin inside. Cut back on sweets and sodas, as these can encourage bacteria to eat away at your enamel, exposing your Dentin further.