Explained: Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Explained: Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Are you experiencing tooth pain or discomfort when eating or drinking hot or cold foods? If so, you may be one of the millions of people who suffer from tooth sensitivity. But what causes this common dental issue, and how can you find relief? There are several common causes of tooth sensitivity, including:

  1. Brushing too hard: If you brush your teeth too vigorously, you can wear down the protective enamel layer on your teeth, exposing the sensitive dentin underneath.
  2. Acidic foods and drinks: Consuming acidic foods and drinks, such as citrus fruits or soda, can erode your tooth enamel over time, leading to sensitivity.
  3. Gum recession: When your gums recede, the sensitive roots of your teeth become exposed, making them more susceptible to pain and discomfort.
  4. Teeth grinding: Grinding or clenching your teeth can wear down the enamel, leading to sensitivity.

At MOON, we understand the discomfort and frustration that comes with tooth sensitivity. That's why our products are specially formulated to avoid sensitivity and be gentle on teeth enamel. Our Whitening Toothpaste and Activated Charcoal Toothpaste both contain fluoride to help strengthen your enamel and protect your teeth against sensitivity. Additionally, our Dissolving Whitening Strips and Teeth Whitening Pen are designed to be gentle on your teeth while still delivering noticeable results. If you are looking for extra protection, we recommend our Midnight Collection, which features Hydroxyapatite - an ingredient known to protect, restore and re-mineralize enamel.

In conclusion, tooth sensitivity is a common dental issue that can be caused by a variety of factors, including brushing too hard, consuming acidic foods and drinks, gum recession, and teeth grinding. If you're experiencing tooth sensitivity, it's important to see your dentist to rule out any underlying dental issues. In the meantime, using sensitivity-friendly products like those mentioned above can help to alleviate your discomfort and keep your teeth healthy and strong.

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