Helping Patients Understand Sensitivity

This video demonstrates 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.

At-Home Treatment Options

The most common at-home treatments

This video demonstrates a brushing technique.

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Recommended Products

Colgate® Sensitive

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Colgate® 360°® Enamel Health Sensitive Toothbrush

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Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste™ (Rx, In-office Treatment)

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