Why are my teeth sensitive?

If you find yourself avoiding ice cream or a sip of hot coffee, it could be a sign that you have sensitive teeth.

Sensitive teeth are 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

1 in 3 people may experience sensitive teeth1
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How do you care for sensitive teeth?

Maintaining good oral care habits makes it easy to manage sensitive teeth. Once you experience sensitive teeth, it can get worse, but brushing twice a day, every day, with Sensodyne is an easy way to help protect sensitive teeth.

Ways to Help care for Sensitive Teeth

Start using Sensodyne

Help protect and care for your sensitive teeth.

Brush 2x a day, every day

Use a soft-bristled toothbrush.

Visit your dentist

Schedule a checkup as often as your dentist recommends.

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How Sensodyne Can Help

Sensodyne is specially formulated to provide daily care and help protect sensitive teeth and is the World’s No.1 selling toothpaste brand for sensitive teeth.*

*with twice daily brushing

Sensodyne products that help protect against tooth sensitivity

[1] Addy, M. (2002) 'Dentine hypersensitivity: new perspectives on an old problem', International Dental Journal, 52(S5P2), pp. 367-375.