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About Sensitive Teeth/Pangingilo

Whitening Treatments and Sensitive Teeth/Pangingilo

Did You Experience Sensitive Teeth/Pangingilo After Having a Tooth-Whitening Treatment?

80% of patients who undergo a teeth-whitening treatment will experience sensitive teeth.* The most common tooth-whitening ingredients are hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide, which have been known to cause teeth whitening sensitivity as they penetrate the tooth enamel.

Source: "Brushing with a Potassium Nitrate Dentrifice to Reduce Bleaching Sensitivity", The Journal of Clinical Dentistry, Haywood, 2005

Whitening and Sensitivity
Sensodyne: Your Choice for Tooth Whitening Sensitivity

Sensodyne is a good choice for use before, during and after tooth-whitening treatment. It's safe to use and it can make a noticeable difference in any tooth sensitivity and discomfort you may experience. For best results, consult your dentist on how soon you should start using it before your scheduled whitening treatment. 

Sensodyne Tooth-Whitening Formulas

Sensodyne tooth-whitening formulas have a specially designed low-abrasion formula to remove stains from teeth to restore teeth to their natural whiteness. Sensodyne whitening formulas contain a matrix of polishing and cleaning ingredients which all contribute to the cleaning and whitening effect. Like all Sensodyne variants, Sensodyne whitening formulas contain clinically proven active sensitivity ingredients.

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