Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain

July 2, 2014

 tooth sensitivity
 You feel pain when you eat cold, hot, sweet? Do you brush your teeth hurt? No doubt, there is all the symptoms of sensitive teeth. The sensitivity of the teeth - at this diagnosis, periodic pain and discomfort, but it is possible to get rid of this kind of symptoms.

Of course, by itself the problem of tooth sensitivity is not solved, it is not necessary to run this disease. In the case of tooth sensitivity, you should immediately consult your dentist to determine the cause of hypersensitivity and find the optimal solution.


What is the cause of tooth sensitivity

Our teeth are made up of four tissues: enamel, dentin, dental pulp and cement. Inside the first protective layer of enamel covering the tooth, the dentin is a very sensitive area, which is directly connected with the dental nerve through small channels. When the teeth are healthy, the enamel and dentin to protect the gums.

However, some dental disease can expose the dentin influence of external factors: any contact with cold, hot, sweet or sour causes pain.

In this case, the doctor will examine and determine the condition of your teeth (caries, tooth erosion, gum disease).

Tooth sensitivity can be a temporary phenomenon, the cause of which use hard toothbrush Toothbrushes - make no mistake in choosing  Toothbrushes - make no mistake in choosing
 Involuntarily grind their teeth, tooth erosion, too rigid plaque removal, gum disease and so on.


Measures against sensitivity

In the case of periodic sensitive teeth, brush your teeth How to brush your teeth: interesting facts  How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
   must be flexible toothbrush in a circular motion. Preference should be given desensitizing toothpaste, which is sold in supermarkets and pharmacies. Such toothpastes contain minerals (strontium chloride, potassium, etc.) can crystallize on the surface of teeth and to protect the dentine, a hole clogging. They also includes a fluorine, impregnating the surface of the tooth mineral salts and making them less sensitive to cold or hot.

Sometimes, these are not sufficient to alleviate the symptoms of tooth sensitivity, in this case, the dentist can offer the patient to cover the tooth surface with a protective varnish.

If hypersensitivity - a constant phenomenon, the reason for this is likely to include dental caries and reducing the size of the gums (gingivitis).

  • Caries - an inflammation of the tooth affected by bacteria, that destroy the enamel and the dentin is exposed. The teeth become sensitive to cold, hot and sweet.

If you have these symptoms should seek emergency treatment for dental caries Treatment of caries: avoid development  Treatment of caries: avoid development
   at its initial stage. In this case, the sensitivity of the teeth points to the need for their treatment, particularly sealing.

Very often, tooth sensitivity caused by exposure of the tooth root: root dentin of the teeth affected by external factors (brushing teeth, chewing, thermal shock, the acidity of foods) due to reduction of the size of the gums. Teeth become sensitive to temperature variations, in particular to cold. If this reduction concerns the external part of the tooth, we can see the naked part of the tooth root.

  • In the case of gingivitis, the gums should seek help from a specialist, who will help to avoid the deterioration of the gums and expose the tooth root.

Treatment will depend on the degree of exposure of the tooth root. If the reduction in the size of the gums in the initial stage, the treatment should start with the use of toothpaste for sensitive teeth and tooth surface coating desensitizing varnish.

When complex form of gingivitis gingival tissue transplant need to help hide the exposed tooth. Remember, bleeding - often a sign of gingivitis and reducing the size of the gums.

Patients with sensitive teeth, plaque removal procedure can further enhance the sensitivity of the teeth, especially in the period of treatment. But this is not a reason to refuse the removal of plaque. On the contrary, it will cure all the causes of gingivitis Gingivitis - if inflamed gums  Gingivitis - if inflamed gums
   and deal with sensitive teeth.

It is not recommended to bleach the exposed or the affected tooth decay teeth. Drugs used in bleaching, can cause even greater harm to the teeth and make them more susceptible. Rate the possibility of such a procedure as the teeth of the patient, the doctor can only specialist.

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Teeth Whitening activated carbon - a simple procedure at home

February 20, 2014

 whitening activated carbon
 A beautiful white smile - the dream of many. But professional care is costly time and money. Therefore, some prefer traditional methods. Teeth Whitening activated carbon - a procedure that will help you quickly and easily restore their natural color in the home. There are several ways to use this drug. Be sure to take into account that the procedure has both advantages and disadvantages. Despite the fact that such whitening is safe enough, there is a category of people who should not do it.


Why darken teeth

Tooth enamel - a thin sheath that covers the crown of the tooth out. This is the hardest tissue in the human body, so it is able to reliably protect teeth from chemical and mechanical influences.

Enamel is composed almost entirely of inorganic substances, most of which are represented by calcium and phosphorus. A small amount of tissue in this contains water and organic components (proteins, carbohydrates and lipids).

Under the enamel is the dentin - mineralized tissue. Enamel is translucent and very little effect on the color of the teeth, determines the shade of the dentine.

In poor oral hygiene and frequent use of solid foods (seeds, nuts), damaged enamel, and natural dyes penetrate into it at first, and then the dentin. But it may be formed on the enamel coating - tartar, which is also colored, and because of this the teeth darken. There are three groups of causes that change the color of teeth:

  • Exterior. Teeth change color under the influence of environmental factors. The most common causes of staining and tartar enamel - cigarette smoke, coffee, black tea, red wine, some vegetables, fruits, herbs, spices and medicines;
  • Domestic. Tooth color changes due to caries, metabolic disorders Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
 , Hormonal, as well as in diseases of the digestive tract;
  • Age. Under the influence of external and internal factors to secondary, darker dentine. Enamel with age and is painted in a dark color.

Often enough to eliminate staining factor to return the teeth their natural color. At age changes back whiter teeth are not always even the experts. There are many ways to whiten teeth Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?  Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?
   at home, but they can help only when the color changes plaque or enamel. The use of activated carbon - one of the easiest and safest.


How to whiten your teeth with activated charcoal

Comminuted activated carbon Activated carbon - old but indispensable  Activated carbon - old but indispensable
   - A powder which has good abrasive properties. When applied to the teeth, the yellow plaque is scraped off, and the surface is cleaned.

Bleaching need do no more than once or twice a week. Those people who have sensitive enamel can do this procedure only once in two months. Teeth whitening with activated carbon is carried out in several ways:

  • One or two tablets of coal should be placed in a small container and add a few drops of warm water. The coal is then needed to stretch to the state of a homogeneous slurry. It is important to prevent large pieces remain, as they may damage the enamel. Obtain funds needed to brush your teeth How to brush your teeth: interesting facts  How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
   using a toothbrush few minutes, but this should be done without the use of force. Instead of the brush can be used on a finger sterile wound bandage before that coal crushed tablets must be applied to the teeth and wait for one to ten minutes. After the procedure you need to rinse your mouth thoroughly and repeat it two more times;
  • Mash tablet of activated carbon and add it to the toothpaste. The resulting mixture should be brushing your teeth;
  • Chewing coal - a process which was used in ancient times. In ancient times, people to whiten your teeth, chew small pieces of charcoal. Instead, you chew one tablet of activated charcoal for five minutes, then rinse your mouth.



Teeth whitening by using activated carbon is available for everyone, since the drug is sold in all pharmacies and is not expensive. This procedure is very simple and safe enough.

If during the cleaning a little swallow such a powder, no harm to the body will not. A whitening dentists use sophisticated chemical composition tools that can be hazardous if fall into the stomach.



Whiten your teeth with activated charcoal does not always succeed immediately after the first procedure. In most people, the effect will be noticeable only after three or four times.

If you brush your teeth too often activated carbon, it is possible to damage the enamel. If you abuse her in this way may cause cracks and chips. Therefore, it is not necessary to repeat the procedure more than twice a week or once used for more than two tablets.

Some people after bleaching using coal increases the sensitivity of the tooth enamel. The man begins to feel pain when eating or drinking hot or cold.

During the procedure, the particles of coal are slaughtered under the gums and between teeth, and it will be very difficult to clean. Bleaching is best done in the evening, as the tongue turns black.



Brushing your teeth with activated carbon is suitable for almost everyone. But her with extreme caution should be done to those people who have weak enamel and hypersensitivity.

Those who wear braces or have recently removed from bleaching coal, as well as from any other, it is necessary to give up for a while. This enamel is experiencing considerable stress, and is necessary to protect it from further damage.

In order to keep your teeth in good condition, do not forget to clean them at least twice a day, use dental floss and visit the dentist every six months. And activated carbon can be an indispensable tool in caring for them.

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