October 26, 2021

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Why Biting Ice Cream Hurts So Bad

2 min read

That intense shooting cold pain in the teeth when you bite into a cold ice cream cone just hits differently than, say, making a snowball with your bare hands. But what makes cold teeth feel so much more painful than cold skin?

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Sources:
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