Say ahh

What are your teeth triggers?

Tooth sensitivity to certain foods, drinks or environments can get in the way of everyday life.

Take this quick quiz about your teeth to better understand what makes you go ‘Ow’ and learn what you can do to make it an ‘Ahhh’.

Please remember, this is not medical advice nor a diagnosis. Only medical professionals can provide this. See your dental professional if you have persistent tooth pain.

Girl drinking cold brew

Take the quick test

Question 1 of 6

Do your teeth feel shockwaves when you drink a hot drink?

Did you know?

According to the connoisseurs, cappuccinos are best served at 60-70°C and herbal teas as high as 90°C...Talk about hot stuff!

Hot chocolate, coffee or tea sound good to me!

No

You say "coffee"? I hear "lava"...

Yes

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Hot chocolate

Question 2 of 6

Do your teeth ache outside on a cold day?

Did you know?

A cold day that’s blowing a breeze can feel 5-10 degrees colder, so running or riding in the cold can be a big trigger.

I could grin while jogging in a blizzard

No

I wish I could knit them each a tiny beanie.

Yes

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blizzard

Question 3 of 6

Are you scared to bite into ice cream on a hot day?

Did you know?

Australians are the third biggest consumers of ice cream per capita – just behind the USA and New Zealand.

Make it a triple scoop of the coldest you have!

No

Some people get "brain freeze", I get "mouth daggers"

Yes

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Ice cream

Question 4 of 6

Do you fear the brush?

<h3>Did you know?</h3>

<h4>Most people start from the same spot each time. Mix it up and your gums will thank you!</h4>

I'm a twice, three times a day person

No

The bristles feel like thistles

Yes

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Toothbrush

Question 5 of 6

Are you slurping juices or eating sour lollies with tooth pain?

Did you know?

Acidic drinks erode tooth enamel over time and can contribute to sensitivity.

My teeth play nicely with acidic foods and drinks.

No

Cold or warm, my mouth is on fire!

Yes

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Orange juice

Question 6 of 6

Do dessert menus scare your teeth?

Did you know?

68% of Australians eat cake or biscuits every day, while only 57% eat fruit daily.

Eating dessert is a piece of cake!

No

I find my lips seal involuntarily

Yes

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Dessert
hmmmm...

Nothing is the stand out for your teeth grief. Perhaps a trip to the dentist is in order?

Ouch. It’s time for a date with a dental professional (and probably some Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™)!

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Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

Girl drinking cold brew
Burn!

Looks like hot things are your big teeth grief.

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Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

Hot chocolate
Gasp!

Air seems to be a bit of a bother.

Retake the test

Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

blizzard
Brrr!

Cold temps seem to be your undoing.

Retake the test

Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

Ice cream
Oww!

You're in no rush over the thought of a brush.

Retake the test

Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

Toothbrush
Gulp!

Acidic drinks and food are being unfriendly.

Retake the test

Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

Orange juice
Mmm...

Are you skipping the sweet stuff?

Retake the test

Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

Dessert

Always read the label. Use only as directed. See your dentist if symptoms persist. The sensitivity test is not a medical diagnosis and does not replace the advice of a dental professional.

How does Pro-Argin® Technology work?

Pro-Argin® Technology is designed to provide instant and lasting relief for dentine hypersensitivity.

Schematic illustration of Pro-Argin® mode of action.
For instant relief, apply directly to each sensitive tooth with fingertip and gently massage for 1 minute. For lasting relief, apply to a gentle toothbrush making sure to brush all sensitive areas, brush twice daily.
 

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Pro-Argin® Technology

 

This page/article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment. Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.