Why do sweets cause discomfort in the oral cavity? The Challenger decided to investigate the matter together with the dentist, author of the telegram channel
Marina Vladimirovna Kuznetsova.
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In the human diet - food with diverse tastes. But why do teeth ache precisely from sweet, and not from sour, sharp, bitter?
The main cause of pain is damage to the enamel, for example, due to a long carious process (gradually the bacteria that produce acid destroy the enamel, and the dentin tubules are defenseless against sweet foods).
When the destruction reaches the neurovascular bundle inside the tooth (pulp), the tooth will severely hurt. In order not to bring the teeth to such a state, you need to do the following:
It neutralizes acid ph, and also eliminates unpleasant odors.