Dentin hypersensitivity also is a common side effect of tooth whitening procedures; 55-75% of patients suffer from whitening-related sensitivity.
Data show that up to 42% of patients with dentin hypersensitivity don't tell their dental professional they are suffering.
A clinical study on 390 patients found that professional prophylaxis by dentists and dental hygienists using arginine-calcium carbonate paste could significantly reduce dentin hypersensitivity.
A novel technology for dentin hypersensitivity associating arginine with calcium carbonate was originated by the Ortek Therapeutics Company, a private pharmaceutical company based in Roslyn Heights, N.
5), (6) Also, the finding of instant dentin hypersensitivity relief during professional dental prophylaxis or cleaning is supported by various clinical studies in the U.
The finding of this study supports the claim that Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste with Pro-Argin Technology can provide instant reduction of dentin hypersensitivity for the majority of affected teeth (80 percent) after just one application for the diverse population of patients visiting the New York City College of Technology Dental Hygiene Clinic.
Comparing the efficacy in providing instant relief of dentin hypersensitivity of a new toothpaste containing 8.