Oral Health

Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-05-03


Sensitive, yellow teeth

I would like to have whiter teeth but I don' t know what to do. I bruth my teeth twice daily and brush them for at least 5 minutes but they don' t seem to get 100% clean. I floss too, but still. I' ve had two teeth extracted and the gums at those 2 spots are very sensitive and the teeth in those areas are more difficult to reach. Well, I brush for a long time with Sensodyne Pro-Namel but the result is still not very white teeth and they are still sensitive. I' m 24 and I' ve been brushing my teeth at least once daily since I was 10. I started brushing twice daily and flossing two months ago.

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert

brushing and flossing will not make your teeth whiter. Only a whitening procedure can achieve this.
However whitening will make your teeth more sensitive. Discuss your probles with your dentist as there may be other causes for your sensitivity

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