I had indigestion so decided to buy Betaine HCL tablets for my stomach. They smelled like mint, and tasted like mint but really sour, so I thought it was okay to chew them. I chewed a tablet yesterday and after eating it I thought that my teeth were all "squeaky". You know that feeling you get when your teeth are really clean, but this time they were way more "squeaky" than just the clean feeling. But today my teeth feel fine, OTHER THAN MY FRONT BOTTOM TOOTH. It hurts to chew anything on that tooth!??
I feel like it might have been eroded a little by the HCl acid, and perhaps the dentin is exposed? Is there any way to treat this problem at home without going to the dentist? Will the dentin get stronger and stop being sensitive like this over time? PLEASE HELP, I am scared and don't know what to do.??
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on March 06, 2015
at 05:43 PM
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on March 06, 2015
at 04:38 PM
The HCL is Betaine HCL is Hydrochloric Acid, aka stomach acid.?? These supplements are used by people with stomach acid deficiency, which are caused by antacid abuse, H. Pylori, lack of minerals, etc.
Chewing on these tablets means you've released a bunch of acid on that tooth and ate away some of the minerals and thus weakened that tooth.?? Get some calcium, magnesium, Vitamins D3 and K2 and both take them as supplements and if you can, make a paste out of them and cover the affected tooth with it.