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Is Sensodyne Pronamel good for sensitive teeth?

I am a 29 year old male. I want to know if Sensodyne Pronamel is good for sensitive teeth?

4 Answers

Certainly can't do any harm.
Sensodyne Pronamel is highly recommended by dentists as an over-the-counter toothpaste.
I find a prescription strength fluoride toothpaste more effective.

Yes, Sensodyne Pronamel is good for sensitive teeth. A lot of people with sensitive teeth have benefited from Sensodyne toothpaste, but not just Sensodyne toothpaste. Most toothpastes have some type of fluoride in them (most commonly stannous fluoride or sodium fluoride). Sensodyne advertises that stannous fluoride goes deeper into the enamel to help protect against cavities and seal off the tooth. Sensodyne also has potassium nitrate in their toothpaste. Potassium nitrate is a "desensitizing agent." It has a soothing effect on the nerve inside the tooth. That being said, people with sensitive teeth generally find that one sensitive toothpaste will work better than the rest for them. My wife personally prefers Colgate sensitive toot paste over Sensodyne for her sensitive teeth.
Hope this helps.

My best to you!

William F. Scott IV, DMD