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.

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem that can develop over time, typically as a result of gum recession or enamel wear.1,2

Read on to find out more about sensitivity.

¹Addy, M, Smith S R. Dentin hypersensitivity: an overview on which to base tubule occlusion as a management concept. J Clin Dent 2010; 21(2) [Spec Iss]: 25-30.
²Smith R G. Gingival recession Reappraisal of an enigmatic condition and a new index for monitoring. J Clin Periodontol.1997; 24: 201-205.

Sensitivity Symptoms

Tooth sensitivity and typical symptoms.

Learn More

What Causes Sensitivity?

Learn about the causes of sensitive teeth.

Learn More

Treating Tooth Sensitivity

How to manage discomfort.

Learn More

Whitening Sensitive Teeth

Whitening for sensitive teeth.

Learn More

The Sensodyne Online Test

Not sure if you have sensitive teeth? Our Online Test is a useful tool to help you find out more. It only takes a few minutes and you can take it right now.

Take the Online Test