7 Things to Avoid if You Have Sensitive Teeth ...

I have sensitive teeth, and it used to be that almost every day, I was in pain after eating or drinking something. Sometimes, it was really obvious what the offending item was (ice cream!), but other times, I couldn't figure out what had caused my sensitive teeth to hurt. I consulted my dentist, and this is what she told me. Here are 7 things to avoid if you have sensitive teeth...

1. Acidic Mouthwashes

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I used to use a mouthwash twice a day, every day, because I thought it would help prevent tooth decay, but my dentist told me that once a day is plenty! If you have sensitive teeth, using mouthwash too often can cause you pain... and if you don't have sensitive teeth, using too much mouthwash can actually make they that way! Ouch!

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