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.

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


of people have

sensitive teeth

Most of whom are between the ages of 20 and 50.

Find out if you have sensitivity by taking our quick quiz. It takes less than a minute to complete.

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Are Sensitive Teeth Treatable?

Maintaining good oral care habits makes it easy to manage sensitive teeth. Once you experience sensitivity, it cannot be reversed, but brushing twice a day, every day, with Sensodyne is an easy way to alleviate symptoms, providing 24/7 sensitivity protection.

Ways to Treat Sensitive Teeth

Start using Sensodyne

Get sensitivity relief* and long-lasting protection.

Brush 2x a day, every day

Use a soft-bristled or electric toothbrush.

Floss daily

Make flossing a part of your routine.

Visit your dentist

Schedule a checkup every 6 months.

*With twice daily brushing

How Sensodyne Can Help

Sensodyne is specially formulated to relieve and protect against tooth sensitivity and is the #1 dentist recommended toothpaste brand for sensitive teeth.

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

Sensodyne products that help protect against tooth sensitivity