Q: Tooth whiteners make my teeth hurt. Is there anything that can help soothe them?

Expert Nina Judar, Beauty Director, Good Housekeeping suggests the top products for tooth sensitivity.

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Nina says: Sensitivity should be short-lived and subside within a few days. I checked with New York City dentist Brian Kantor, D. D. S., for ways to soothe pain in the meantime. He recommends using a desensitizing toothpaste like Sensodyne or taking an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve).

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