If you are reading this, then there is a good chance that you or someone close to you is dealing with pangingilo. The good news is that pangingilo, unlike many other teeth-related ailments, can be solved — but only if you know what to do.
We bet you have lots of questions. Luckily, we have the answers.
Q: Hot and cold foods really hurt! Do I have to give them up forever?
A: Definitely not! There are many ways to numb or even prevent the pain, we promise. We’ll cover them soon.
Q: What is the first thing I should do if I have pangingilo?
A: Harder doesn’t mean better when it comes to toothbrushes, so it might be time to update that hard-bristled toothbrush. Also, brush gently and carefully around the gum line so you don’t remove gum tissue.
Q: How about the toothpaste I have at home?
A: Check if your toothpaste is fluoridated — which is good for pangingilo — and not one meant for tartar control. If need be, spread some over your teeth for one minute to relieve pain. Just ensure you do so with the right toothpaste formulated for the job, like Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief.