Helping Patients Understand Sensitivity

This video demonstrates the Brännström's Hydrodynamic Theory of Dentin Hypersensitivity

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Risk Factors

Discuss with your patient if any of these risk factors apply to them

Gum recession

Gum recession

Gum recession often leads to increased sensitivity.

Acidic foods

Acidic foods

Certain foods and drinks (acidic or sweet) can cause a tooth, or teeth, to be painful

Aggressive brushing

Aggressive brushing

Aggressive or improper brushing can lead to sensitive gums.

In-Office Treatment Options

The most common in-office treatments

Fluoride Varnish
The professional application of a fluoride varnish.

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At-Home Treatment Options

The most common at-home treatments

How to brush properly
This video demonstrates a brushing technique.

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Recommended Products

Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief Toothpaste with Pro-Argin Technology

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Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief Mouthwash

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Colgate® 360° Sensitive Pro-Relief Toothbrush

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Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste (Rx, In-office Treatment)

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