Colgate: Continuing Enamel Erosion can lead to sensitive teeth.
Learn what you can do to treat & strengths with clinically proven technology.
What is enamel erosion and how do I know if I have it?
Enamel erosion is a wearing down of the protective enamel coating on your teeth. It can be mild to severe cases can lead to sensitivity.
When enamel wears down, microscopic channels in the tooth (called dentin tubules) are exposed. These channels lead directly to nerves in your teeth and can cause discomfort and pain.
What causes enamel erosion?
Erosion happens most often when teeth are frequently exposed to acids. These acids can be from foods and drinks consumer, from medical conditions such as bulimia or gastric (stomach) acid reflux disease or even from medications or dietary supplements like vitamins that are slowly chewed.
Some foods and beverages with high acidity include:
Signs of enamel erosion:
If you have sensitive teeth you should see your dental professional for a comprehensive diagnosis. Some signs you may notice could include:
*Translucency of enamel
*Darkening of teeth due to loss of enamel
*Pain in teeth from hot or cold drinks, cold air or dental procedures.
Fast-acting and long-lasting sensitivity relief!
The unique formula of Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Enamel Repair toothpaste provides more relief to the nerve at two weeks and builds a protective shield to help prevent painful sensitivity of flare-ups when used as directed.
It also helps repair weakened parts of teeth by reinforcing enamel layers with the maximum level of fluoride (1500ppm).
How does Colgate sensitive Pro-Relief Toothpaste work?
*Delivers potassium nitrate to soothe nerves.
*Fortifies the enamel’s weak spots with maximum fluoride.
*Builds long-lasting resistance to the pain of sensitivity.
Get instant relief in the office with Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing paste.
*Provides instant relief before and after dental procedures.
*Applied by your dental professional in seconds.
*Protection lasts for at least four weeks.
Enamel erosion can cause sensitive teeth:
When gums recede or dentin becomes exposed due to aggravated enamel wear, small openings in the tooth (dentin tubules) are exposed.
Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief
If you are experiencing teeth sensitivity, talk to your dental professional about the Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Treatment Solution.
In office treatment: Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste (Rx only).
At home: Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste, Colgate 360 Sensitive Ultra Soft Toothbrush/Enamel Repair.
Disclaimer: This information came directly from the Colgate pamphlet and I give them full credit on the information. Since I have never used the program I have no opinion on it either good or bad to how it works. Please call or email them for more information.