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Prevent cavities, bad breath, stained teeth, bleeding gums, and other mouth woes with the advice in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- A soft-bristled toothbrush
- Desensitizing toothpaste
Avoid acid & carbonation
Avoid acidic foods and beverages and carbonated drinks.
Wait before brushing
Always wait at least 30 minutes after eating before brushing your teeth.
Use right brush
Brush with a soft-bristled toothbrush and use desensitizing toothpaste containing fluoride and either potassium nitrate or strontium chloride. Both help block the transmission of sensations from the tooth to the nerve.
Don't grind teeth
Don't grind your teeth, which can cause increased sensitivity.
Visit a dentist
If taking these steps doesn't help, visit a dentist. There are several procedures that might help you.