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16 Jan 2006

Aching yellow teeth.
I have extremely sensitive teeth no matter what I drink it can be cold or warm it really aches a lot, what can be the cause to this?
Also my teeth are very yellow is it safe to use this home-kits that they advertises to make your teeth white?

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01 Jan 0001

There are many reasons for sensitive teeth (decay, loss of tooth substance, infection). You would first need to determine the cause of the sensitivity BEFORE using any whitening products as these will increase the sensitivity.
See your dentist and have x-rays taken, then let him advise you on a complrehensive treatment plan, including whitening.
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