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Avoid sugary or acidic foods and beverages

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Dental sensitivity may be a frustrating and unpleasant condition caused by a multitude of conditions, such as enamel erosion, gum recession, and tooth decay.
If you have dental sensitivity, your dentist may advise you to avoid sugary or acidic foods and drinks, which may aggravate the issue. These are some commonly asked questions (FAQ) about the avoidance of sugary and acidic meals and beverages:

Why should a person with dental sensitivity avoid sweet and acidic meals and beverages?
A. Sugary or acidic meals and drinks may erode tooth enamel and exacerbate tooth sensitivity.
Certain foods and drinks may also stimulate bacterial development in the mouth, which can result in tooth decay and other oral health issues.

What kind of Sugary or Acidic Meals and Drinks should be avoided?
A. Soda, sweets, fruit juice, energy drinks, sports drinks, and citrus fruits are examples of sugary or acidic meals and beverages to avoid.
Also, you should avoid very hot or c
Can I continue to consume acidic or sugary foods and drinks while controlling tooth sensitivity?
A: You may still consume moderate amounts of sweet and acidic foods and drinks while regulating tooth sensitivity.
After ingesting these sorts of meals and drinks, it is essential to brush and floss frequently and rinse your mouth with water.