Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

If a bite of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee triggers a sudden, short, sharp pain, it could be a sign that you have sensitive teeth.

Tooth sensitivity is common and can develop over time, typically because of gum recession or enamel wear.

Whats sensitivity
Ice pops could be the cause of your tooth pain and sensitivity

2 in 3 Australians suffer from sensitive teeth1
Find out if you may have sensitivity by taking our quick quiz. It takes less than a minute to complete.
1Kantar - Oral Health 14 November 2019 (v1.0)

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How Do You Manage Sensitive Teeth?

Maintaining good oral care habits makes it easier to manage sensitive teeth. Brushing twice a day, every day, with Sensodyne is an easy way to relieve sensitivity pain, providing 24/7 sensitivity protection.

Ways to Manage Sensitive Teeth

Start using Sensodyne

Get sensitivity relief and long-lasting* protection.

Brush 2x a day, every day

Use a soft-bristled toothbrush.

Visit your dentist

Schedule a checkup as often as your dentist recommends.

*With twice daily brushing

How Sensodyne Can Help

Sensodyne is specially formulated to relieve sensitivity and is the No. 1 brand for sensitive teeth.²

It works by creating a barrier over sensitive areas or by soothing the nerves inside your tooth, offering 24/7 sensitivity protection when you brush with it twice a day, every day.

²Nielsen© & IQVIA™, RMS/Sell Out Service, Haleon Oral Health Database, Sensitive segment, Australia Grocery and Pharmacy Value and Unit sales 52 weeks to 16/08/2020

Sensodyne products that help protect against tooth sensitivity