Ten Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

| Modified on Sep 24, 2022
Posted by D.style (Vancouver Island, Bc ) on 11/30/2015 1 posts

Hello all, Sensitive teeth were making eating and drinking miserable. Started taking borax about a month ago and teeth feel great now. No sensitivity at all any more. Also teeth don't seem as rough as usual.

Vitamin C
Posted by Suzy (Indiana) on 10/30/2016

I found, accidentally, that taking vitamin c on a regular basis cured the sensitivity of my teeth.

Posted by Erin (Naperville, Il) on 06/22/2011

For the last year, I've been experiencing frequent sensitivity in my teeth. At first, I thought it was my morning lemon juice and water so I cut that out, but I still had it. Then I switched to a toothpaste made for sensitive teeth and while that helped a lot, it didn't eradicate it. The only time I had any relief was when I took ibuprofen. Finally, one day, my husband came home from his annual physical and said he was in great shape except that the doctor said he should start taking a daily calcium pill because people over 50 start losing calcium. That's when it hit me. I remembered the old Wonder bread commercials from when I was little... "12 vitamins and minerals for strong bones and teeth! " or something like that.

I went out and bought a bottle of calcium pills and began taking 1000 mg. A day. In no time, my tooth sensitivity was gone! I stopped using the special toothpaste and went back to my morning lemon juice and water and still no tooth sensitivity. It's been about four months now and it hasn't returned. All I have to do is take my daily calcium pills and I'm fine!

Charity's Remedies
Posted by Charity (Faithville, Usa) on 10/29/2016

If scrub or whiten your teeth you could make them sensitive. To tone down dental drama, you can use Alpha lipoic acid. MSM helps with receding gum line along with some other collagen supports like vitamin c, gelatin and silica. Salt and phosphorus are minerals in teeth.

1/2 tsp baking soda in 8 oz.water, mix, rinse and spit ~ helps calm down the teeth/cavity pain. Activated charcoal brushed on teeth and gums at night and left overnight kills off bacteria, cuts down pain signals in the mouth.

Walnut tincture feels good in the mouth or one iodine drop in some water swished around the mouth. a 1/2 tsp of coconut oil coating the teeth before bed and leave there at night. These all work for me and a few other things.

Hydrogen Peroxide
Posted by Art (California) on 05/21/2022 2182 posts

Thank you, Bev!

Ted used to mention ACV/Baking Soda mixture. That would neutralize the acid defore drinking and make the taste slightly more palatable while conserving the bodies natural bicarbonate stores. All good things imo.


Posted by Andrew (Kent, Oh) on 07/19/2011

Romaine lettuce is excellent for sensitive teeth and rebuilding enamel. Any greens, really, for the matter will help. Chew about a head of lettuce a day, organic preferred, for about a week or so. I've done this and it has helped my teeth tremendously. There is also a wonderful toothpaste called coral white that has all natural ingredients and will help build and strengthen your teeth.

Hydrogen Peroxide
Posted by Katherine (MO, USA) on 02/19/2020


Hydrogen peroxide on sensitive teeth is pure torture! I DO NOT recommend this as a treatment!

Posted by Davea0511 (Elkton, Md) on 03/19/2012

Eek - lemon juice will eat your enamel. Lots of studies proving that. Also your calcium supplement is probably only working because it has magnesium, zinc and Vit D in it. Calcium will actually make your situation worse if it does not contain those things in with it.

Mi Paste, Apaguard, Vitamin K2
Posted by Prioris (ME) on 01/30/2021

If your teeth are sensitive, it means they need remineralizing.

mi paste remineralizes your teeth. if your teeth are sensitive, your teeth need to be remineralized. you can buy it from place in canada ...www.mountainside-medical.com

Apaguard is best tooth paste I have come across. It is made in Japan and remineralizes. It took 2 weeks to arrive in US.

It takes 3-4 weeks to remineralize initialliy with MI Paste so get two of them. I put on 2 or 3 times a day but better is to let some stay on while you sleep. The saliva activates it.

Vitamin K2 Mk7 or MK4 will help with remineralizing too. Add some vitamin D and A just to be sure. MK7 research indicates it should work. MK4 was wesson prices X factor. MK7 wasn't around back then. I believe it opens up the microtubules of circulation in teeth for K2 nutrient nourishment.

Best things is to heal one's teeth with things like mi paste to seal teeth.

spray xylitol mints to kill the strep mutans, don't eat it like candy or you may have gastrointestinal stress. a tiny bit is ok since the body actually produces a tiny amount itself...

hyaluronic acid with water on empty stomach to regenerate the gums etc. I used doctor best brand collagen, hyaluronic, chondroitin combination.

Mi Paste, Apaguard, Vitamin K2
Posted by MissM (NY) on 01/30/2021

I have used both the toothpaste and mipaste. Both excellent!

My dentist commented on how smooth my teeth were and that was from mipaste! Warning: contains dairy if you are sensitive.

Amazon has very good xylitol toothpastes without any extra flavors that are good for sensitive teeth.

Hydrogen Peroxide
Posted by Bev (Canada) on 05/21/2022

Very good information, Art. Thanx. Did not know that. The Apple cider vinegar that's always being suggested is probably not a good idea neither and will probably burn as bad.

Clove Oil
Posted by Iowama (Iowa) on 05/22/2017

Hello Gertie, I am sure you will get plenty of good suggestions here, but I did want you to know that I found a selection of Tom's fluoride free sensitive toothpaste that I ordered through Amazon. I hope you will find your tooth pain solution quickly.

Mi Paste, Apaguard, Vitamin K2
Posted by Prioris (ME) on 02/01/2021

I use Spy mints Xylitol to kill streptococcus mutans. I dissolve a few tablets in mouth and let them feed on it.

Hydrogen Peroxide
Posted by Bev (Canada ) on 05/15/2022

I second that. I did it, and I have never in my life felt such excruciating pain. I thought I was going to throw up from the agony. The Motrin is not kicking in fast enough at this moment.

Clove Oil
Posted by Mmsg (Somewhere, Europe) on 05/22/2017

Gertie, for such a situation, swishing any of these three items have helped: h2o2, celtic salt, or baking soda.

Brush Gently
Posted by Francisca (Michelbach-le-bas, France) on 06/11/2010

I got tooth sensivity by brushing too hard with an electric toothbrush but I cured it completely by brushing with Sensodyne. After a few days the sensitivity was gone. I don't use Sensodyne anymore because I don't want to use tooth pastes with fluoride but no problem because the sensitivity never came back!

Clove Oil
Posted by Gertie (H'ville) on 05/21/2017

I recently had a crown replace and now the remaining tooth, under the new crown, is very sensitive. The dentist said use sensitive toothpaste or get a root canal. The sensitive toothpaste uses fluoride, which I would rather avoid. Any suggestions? The new crown is all some sort of composite material, no metal, that they milled in the office while I waited. I've been using clove oil, but it's not really convenient to carry about to work, etc, and doesn't really solve the problem. Is there a way to desensitize the nerve?

Clove Oil
Posted by LN (UK) on 09/24/2022

I bought some "dequaspray" for sore throat and found I couldn't use it. not saying it wouldn't work but the sensation was too weird for me. However I have painted it onto aching teeth and sore gums within the family a few times and it has brought immediate and great relief. I think it contains lignocaine and that's what does it. Good for tooth emergencies.

Posted by Heidi (Georgia) on 07/10/2020

Hi Can you tell what type of Borax you used and how?