About Sensitive Teeth

Sensitivity Triggers

Are Your Teeth Sensitive to Cold Food?

Are they sensitive to hot and cold foods? Are they sensitive to hot and cold drinks or sweet and sour drinks? A range of things can trigger a twinge or occasional tooth pain for people with sensitive teeth. 

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67% of people experience a twinge or pain when eating cold food or drinking cold drinks

35% of people experience a twinge or pain when eating hot food or drinking hot drinks

51% of people experience a twinge or pain when breathing in cold air

47% of people experience a twinge or pain when eating sugary food

 

Some people will even experience tooth sensitivity when brushing their teeth, particularily if rinsing with cold water.

Learn More: Preventing Sensitivity