Do You Suffer from Sensitive Teeth?

Do you get twinges when you eat or drink certain foods? Is this a daily problem or perhaps just an occasional annoyance? You may have dentine hypersensitivity, another name for sensitive teeth.

Dental hypersensitivity is a common dental problem. It's not a disease, but rather a condition that develops over time due to common factors such as receding gums, over-vigorous tooth brushing and tooth grinding. Most sufferers are between 20 and 50 years old1

Read on to find out more about sensitivity.

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Learn about the causes of sensitive teeth.

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Symptoms of Tooth Sensitivity

Symptoms of Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity and typical symptoms.

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Treating Tooth Sensitivity

Relieving Tooth Sensitivity

How to relieve discomfort.

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Managing Tooth Sensitivity

Managing Tooth Sensitivity

How to relieve the discomfort and ongoing oral health guidance to help manage tooth sensitivity.

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The Sensodyne Online Check Up

The Sensodyne® Online Check Up^

Not sure you have sensitive teeth? Our Online Check Up is a useful tool which may help you recognise some of the typical symptoms. It only takes a few minutes and you can take it right now.

This online test does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional.

Take the Online Check Up^^This online check up is a guide to help you identify the symtoms that may indicate tooth sensitivity. This online tool does not replace the advice of a healthcare professional.

Reference: 1. Addy M. Dentine hypersensitivity: new perspectives on an old problem. Int Dent J 2002;52:367-75.