How to Floss Your Sensitive Teeth
Flossing is key to good oral hygiene, but so are proper brushing and routine
dentist visits, especially if you have sensitive teeth. Here are oral hygiene
tips for sensitive teeth. How to Floss Sensitive Teeth. Hold the floss tightly
between your thumb and forefingers, insert floss between each tooth and
curve it into a “C” shape, gently rubbing it up and down against the sides of your
teeth. Remember to floss once a day to help remove plaque and keep your teeth
and gums healthy to reduce the risk of sensitivity. How to Brush Sensitive Teeth.
Start with a soft bristles or electric toothbrush place your brush at a
45-degree angle to your gums and move back and forth in short strokes on the
inner, outer and chewing surfaces of your teeth for 2 minutes twice a day. Brushing too hard or too frequently may cause gum
recession and sensitivity. Try Sensodyne toothpaste formulated to treat
sensitive teeth. Other Ways to Maintain Oral Hygiene for Sensitive Teeth. It’s
important to visit the dentist every 6 months to keep your mouth healthy and
eliminate tartar buildup. Use Sensodyne toothpaste to build ongoing protection
against tooth sensitivity.