The Cycle of Decline
The cycle of decline in dentine hypersensitivity
Poor oral hygiene can lead to gingival recession and, ultimately, a 'spiral of decline'.
Sub-optimal oral hygiene exacerbates gingival recession and could cause additional problems
Sufferers' reluctance to brush the sensitive area may lead to sub-optimal oral hygiene resulting in:
– Aggravation of gingival recession, which can increase sensitivity
– Other oral conditions