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Hello, I am new to this Forum, I have been to this diet for almost 6 months, my teeth have been VERY sensitive when I drink cold water and acid fruits. Obviously my dentist has been blaming the fruits. I switched my toothbrush to a soft one, any other suggestions? Has anything like this ever happened to you? 

Thanks for the response!

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Comment by Akul Sahariya on January 27, 2014 at 4:45am

did you use to have lots of chocolates/caffeine, coffee, milk or sweets earlier? if this problem still lingers, could be receding gums. Nonabrasive toothpaste could help. brush not more than twice a day for 2 minutes max. try a tab of multivitamin coupled with your diet.(B complex and C)

Comment by Earmason on April 25, 2012 at 11:44am

I have had teeth sensitivity a couple of times over the last year or so while 80/10/10. Every time I start to think something is wrong I just tell myself to give it a little more time and it has gone away after a period of weeks or more.  Not really sure of the time frame because it just occurs to me that one day me teeth feel great.  I have gone to the dentist for a cleaning while they were sensitive and he said there was nothing visible where I was having the sensitivity and he thinks my diet is great.  One thing that helps is that I firmly believe without a shadow of a doubt that this is the best way to eat and if anything my teeth will be getting healthier over time.  I actually feel that the sensitivity could be from previous decay/ cavities/ nerve injuries that are healing.

Peace,

Earmason

Comment by Gabrielle on April 23, 2012 at 12:31pm

Actually yes Teri, you are right I have been eating dried dates and it's really hurting my teeth!! Thanks for the help :)

Thanks for the tip Greenmama, I will look into it!

Comment by Greenmama on April 23, 2012 at 12:15pm

Do a search.  There have been lots of great tooth care posts.  Don Bennett also has a lot of great info on taking care of your teeth.

Comment by Teri L on April 23, 2012 at 12:02pm

Are you a lot of eating overts (like nuts and seeds) or dried fruits? There things have a habit of sticking to the teeth and causing sensitivity, so you may want to cut them out.  I floss and rinse my mouth out after each meal and do not eat overts or dried fruits, and have no teeth sensitivity. Hope this helps <3

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