dentine hypersensitivity


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dentine hypersensitivity

Tooth pain resulting from exposure to cold temperatures, osmotic agents (e.g. sugars or other sweets), or touch. It is caused by exposure of dentinal tubules when cementum is worn off the outer layer of a tooth, e.g. in patients who have receding gums.
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The lasers used for the treatment of dentine hypersensitivity are divided into two groups:
One hundred patients (38 males and 62 females) with age range from 23 to 65 years having history of dentine hypersensitivity were included in this study by random sampling technique.
The prevalence of dentine hypersensitivity in a hospital clinic population in Hong Kong.
Dentists, psychologists, sociologists, and scientists from the UK, US, China, and Canada present 18 chapters that outline a person-centered approach to oral health care and research using dentine hypersensitivity as a case study.
Hence, the purpose of the study is to compare the evaluation of immediate efficacy of diode laser versus desensitizing paste containing 8% arginine and calcium carbonate in treatment of dentine hypersensitivity In-vivo.
Eight hundred and fifty individuals indicated they suffered from dentine hypersensitivity and were willing to participate in the study.
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to review the published literature in order to identify relevant studies for inclusion and to determine whether there was any evidence on the clinical effectiveness of selected desensitizing toothpastes, calcium sodium phosphosilicate, amorphous calcium phosphate, nanohydroxyapatite and casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (tooth mousse) on reducing dentine hypersensitivity.
Gingival recessions may occur without any symptoms but it may give rise to patient concern about poor esthetics, dentine hypersensitivity, inability to perform oral hygiene procedures and loss of the tooth.
A 2009 Canadian clinical trial on home-use desensitizing toothpaste showed that brushing with a toothpaste containing 8 percent arginine-calcium carbonate is effective in reducing dentine hypersensitivity.
Rubina Mumtaz, BDS, MPH from Harvard University, apprised the audience about dentine hypersensitivity and said that Sensodyne offers the best remedy for relieving pain occurring due to teeth sensitivity.
The formulation, specifically developed for dentine hypersensitivity has been re-Iaunched in three different variants.
Dentine hypersensitivity is a common problem affecting 1 out of 3 people, yet many do not actively address it, a statement said.