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, 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
Learn about the causes of sensitive teeth.
Symptoms of Tooth Sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity and typical symptoms.
Relieving Tooth Sensitivity
How to relieve discomfort.
Managing Tooth Sensitivity
How to relieve the discomfort and ongoing oral health guidance to help manage tooth sensitivity.
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.
Reference: 1. Addy M. Dentine hypersensitivity: new perspectives on an old problem. Int Dent J 2002;52:367-75.