Sensitive teeth

How to brush sensitive teeth

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to brush sensitive teeth

Individuals with sensitive teeth tend to suffer some discomfort when brushing teeth, however, this dental cleaning routine should be done consistently and following specific care that will help relieve the pain caused by the tooth sensitivity.

At OneHowTo we give you some tips that will teach you how to brush sensitive teeth so that your hygiene is complete and effective.

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Steps to follow:


To know how to brush sensitive teeth the first thing you must consider is the toothbrush you use every day. You must choose one with nylon bristles and, before using on your teeth, it is advisable to wet it.


The second step to consider is choosing the toothpaste. To treat sensitive teeth it is advisable to use a specific tooth paste for this type of teeth and take meticulous care at the time of oral cleaning: you must always clean from top to bottom to ensure removal of plaque.


To know how to brush sensitive teeth you must cover all your teeth with toothpaste, although in some areas you feel discomfort. You should brush your teeth both on the inside and on the outside and brush your tongue last; the recommended oral cleaning lasts for 2-3 minutes.

It is recommended that you gargle once cleaned in order to achieve the removal of all bacteria from your mouth. Similarly, it is recommended that a toothbrush be completely clean for the next brushing ready for use.


During the brushing it is recommended that you massage your gums with the aid of the brush and that you clean them deeply. Although you may feel discomfort in your mouth, you should certainly carry out this process because only then will you help to eliminate tooth sensitivity and plaque.


And finally, to achieve a perfect brushing you must finish the process with dental floss. It is very important that the space between the teeth is cleaned as regularly as possible to prevent the accumulation of dirt.

This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.

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