The influence of water temperature during toothbrushing on root dentine: an in vitro study.

BACKGROUND/AIMS The use of cold water during toothbrushing can cause dentine sensitivity and, to avoid this painful stimulus, some patients used to rinse their mouths with warm water when brushing. Thus, the objective of this study was to determine the effect of water temperature on the dental root surface during toothbrushing. MATERIALS AND METHODS… (More)