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My secret to sensitive-free teeth


I’ve suffered with sensitive teeth for a while. Actually, more like 10 years. It makes me nervous around ice cream, and even worse, around my once-favourite smoothies, that I’ve learnt to drink through a straw. Like a 5-year-old. if you’ve ever experienced it, you’ll know it’s a pretty painful condition.

A few weeks ago in the supermarket I was on the hunt for new toothpaste and contemplated why I haven’t tried a sensitive toothpaste before. I wonder how effective they really are, but guessed there was no harm in trying, given I have an addiction to blended bananas for dessert at the moment. I there some Sensodyne Deep Clean into my basket.

14 days in, and I’m seriously happy I made that buying decision. Jeez, feeling kinda stupid I haven’t been on it for years.

Sensodyne Deep Clean means I can:

  • Bite into an apple straight from the fridge. Keeps them extra crisp and they make a great afternoon snack on warmer days.
  • Drink iced drinks without a straw
  • Not avoid my front teeth with spoons of ice cream
  • Stop drinking tepid water. I can drink straight from the water filter in the gym for first time. Yahoo!

Here’s a recipe I’ve begun to enjoy recently:

Simple Chocolate Ice Cream

Blend 2 frozen bananas, 1/4 cup almond milk, 1 tablespoon of cashew butter (or other favourite nut butter) and 1 tablespoon of cacao powder until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with your favourites – here I used cacao nibs and bee pollen with a slice of orange.

So delish when that sweet tooth hits. You can even add a scoop of your favourite protein powder for a post-workout brekkie or snack.

 

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This post is proudly sponsored by Sensodyne. Thank you for supporting those sponsors that make The Fit Foodie possible. All words and opinions are my own. For the relief of sensitive teeth. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional. Trademarks are owned or licensed by the GSK group of companies.

About Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also writes for national health magazines, has launched a range of Protein Ball Mixes: Fit Mixes, and is the author of Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017).

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