Hi, I'm a sixteen year old girl with strange tooth pain. I brush my teeth every two times a day. I don't floss as frequently as I should. But lately I start having werid pain in my lower teeth. The pain ocurs every single time I attempt to brush it. Do you know the cause of the pain? And what can I possibely do to get rid of it? And is there any speical tooth paste I should start using? Thanks
It sounds like your gum line may be receding in the area. If that's the case, there's nothing that can be done to reverse the recession, but you can use a sensitivity toothpaste to be able to brush without pain.
I went through the same problem two years ago. Started using any toothpaste marked 'sensitivity' and brushing hasn't hurt since.
As for stopping the recession, if it is happening, you can see a dentist for a cleaning (they'll remove the calculus that pushes the your gum line down) and floss more often to prevent it from building up again.
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