What is dental sensitivity? Dental sensitivity is a painful feeling caused by the exposure of dentinal tubules to external stimuli such as cold, heat, acids, mechanical pressure, etc. Enamel wear Gingival retraction High prevalence Affects 1 of every 7 people1 1. Närhi MVO. Dentin sensitivity: a review. J Biol Buccale 1985; 13: 75-80. .
Dental sensitivity and quality of life Dental sensitivity has a direct impact on quality of life: PAIN or discomfort caused by: • Intake of certain food and drinks (cold, hot, acidic…) • Daily brushing Brings about changes in eating habits and oral hygiene habits
How to treat dental sensitivity? - Specific toothbrush for sensitive teeth Oral hygiene with -Specific, non-abrasive toothpastes or gels specific products - Rinsing with a specific mouthwash + - Limit consumption of acidic food and drink Dietary advice - Consume foods that counteract erosive effects on enamel (milk, cheese, etc.) + - Stop habits like using wooden tooth picks, chewing ice, Correcting bad habits smoking cigars, etc. - Avoid para-functions such as bruxism
Oral hygiene with specific products: Toothbrush PBT Filaments Small brush head Provide extrasoftness for gentle More manageable,cleaning. facilitates access to hard-to- reach areas.Conical contourallows for betteraccess tointerproximal spacesand the gingival Soft, delicate and efficient brushingsulcus. Prevents toothbrush abrasion
Oral hygiene with specific products: Toothpaste and gel plus gelDesensitising and protective action Intense desensitising action• Prevents caries and remineralises enamel • Fast desensitisation• Revitalises and regenerates gums • Prevents caries and remineralises enamel • Topical application allows for localised action Formulated with Potassium nitrate and Sodium fluoride Daily use· Non-abrasive
Oral hygiene with specific products: Mouthwash plus Desensitising and protective action • Prevents caries and remineralises enamel • Revitalises and regenerates gums Supplements brushing action Facilitates access to hard-to-reach areas Retains active ingredients in the mouth for longer periods of time