If you have tooth sensitivity, it is normal. Currently, between 25%-30% of the population suffers from it. We are going to talk about it, debunk myths and give recommendations.

The sensitivity appears when you drink ice cream, hot tea or a soft drink and there it is, that short, sharp pain in your teeth has appeared again. If tooth sensitivity is an old acquaintance, you could console yourself with the thought that it affects up to more than a quarter of the population.


It is the first point, and the most important. Tooth brushing is one of the daily actions we perform to maintain the health of our mouth, but if it is not done correctly or with the correct brush it can damage our enamel and gums.

In this case it is important to use brushes with soft hard filaments. As we mentioned in our last post , just because the brush has harder bristles does not mean that it is better for our oral health.

It is also important to choose quality toothpaste and mouthwashes, alcohol-free and with active ingredients for tooth sensitivity.

Many times cases of hypersensitivity occur due to using products purchased through online platforms, where the product comes from outside the European Union, where there is no specific control of dental products and where it is allowed to use products with PEROXIDE, a very whitening ingredient. effective, but very abrasive for tooth enamel. Here in Spain, for example, its free sale in high concentrations is prohibited and only dentists can use it.

That's why DR. INUK are suitable for sensitive teeth, we do not use peroxide or acids. In addition, sodium chlorite helps eliminate bacteria that contribute to the formation of tartar, maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile.


Who doesn't like a good ice cream?

To all of them, but not to our teeth. Tooth sensitivity requires that you not suddenly alter the temperature of your mouth , so you should completely limit the consumption of very hot or very cold foods. If not, temporarily until you regain the normal sensitivity of your teeth.


Acids, from lemonade or a soft drink, for example, can damage your enamel.

That is why it is important that you do not brush your teeth immediately after eating acidic foods. You should allow at least five minutes to pass between the contact of the acids in your mouth and brushing, as this will allow your saliva to neutralize the acidic pH in a completely natural way.

Why is it important to wait? Well, because the acid softens the enamel and during brushing you could wear it down more.

Although if you are prone to tooth sensitivity, you should begin to reduce the amount of acidic foods in your diet, since acid has a corrosive effect and little by little eliminates tooth enamel, thus weakening the teeth.

If you are dying for a cool lemonade in summer, here is a tip. Drink milk or eat a dairy product to reduce the negative effect of acids. Dairy products, in addition to having an important space in your diet, also counteract the erosive effect of acidic foods. It's not about stuffing yourself with cheese every time you put lemon in your paella, but taking a few sips of milk after a meal could alleviate, to some extent, the harmful effect of acid on your enamel.

If you can't drink dairy, drinking water will dilute the acid present in the oral cavity, reducing its damaging effect on enamel.


If more than one person has told you that you grind your teeth while you sleep, we recommend that you get to work and visit your dentist as soon as possible.

This pathology tends to occur more often during sleeping hours, due to the accumulation of stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion.

It is an involuntary act that affects between 10% and 20% of the population and causes tension in the jaw and wear on the tooth enamel , which in turn can lead to an increase in tooth sensitivity.

You will most likely need a discharge splint . Thanks to it, your teeth will be protected from the force that you involuntarily exert on them.


If we had to say which is the worst ally for your teeth, the toothpick would be in first position. Toothpicks are good for poking olives or cockles, but not for cleaning your teeth.

Under no circumstances should you use toothpicks if you suffer from symptoms of tooth sensitivity. Taking care of your enamel is the priority, so replace the toothpicks with interproximal hygiene products that, in addition to taking care of your gums, will eliminate those annoying food remains that remain between the teeth and can cause bacteria and tartar to accumulate. .

Using dental floss or floss will help you reach those interdental spaces that the brush cannot reach and will remove food debris that has remained there.

Knowledge is power

We want our clients to be as informed as possible so that they consciously make their oral hygiene decisions.

At Dr. INUK we believe that oral health is vital to having iron health. And for this, it is vitally important to have the habit of maintaining good hygiene. For this reason, we create honest, accessible and simple products focused on simplifying the habits that really matter in oral health.

Why is oral health so important? Well, because it has been scientifically proven that the general health of the body is directly related bi-directionally to the health of the mouth. You can read more here.

Furthermore, in recent years, we have detected that most people do not like the experience of oral hygiene products and it is the main reason why people do not get into the habit.

Our first product, Dr. INUK whitening strips , are formulated with Sodium Chlorite, which has whitening power, but also has the ability to eliminate bacteria that produce plaque from the surface of the teeth. This will help you whiten your teeth and keep plaque and, as a result, cavities at bay.

If you have questions, you can write to our WhatsApp (lower left corner of our website) to have a personalized response, recommend you and help you in the purchasing process.
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