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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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Clinical studies have shown that toothpaste with Pro-Argin technology containing Arginine and calcium carbonate with 1450 ppm fluoride, produces instant and lasting relief of dentin hypersensitivity.
The hypothesis tested is that resin-modified GIC (Clinpro XT) would be more effective than conventional GIC (Vidrion R) in controlling dentin hypersensitivity up to a 6-month post-treatment period.
In 2002, Kleinberg et al at the State University of New York--Stony Brook, reported the development of a new anti-sensitivity technology based on their understanding of the role that saliva plays in naturally reducing dentin hypersensitivity.
1) An awareness of research findings indicating the most effective treatments is essential to assisting the many patients who are seeking relief of the discomfort caused by dentin hypersensitivity.
The treatment and prevention of dentin hypersensitivity has focused on eliminating the ability of the causative agent to stim- ulate discomfort.
Dentin hypersensitivity among undergraduates in a university community.
TREATMENT: The first line of treatment for dentin hypersensitivity is of course prevention.
Ideally, a treatment for dentin hypersensitivity, as well as for other problems, should be quick and simple.
Other preventive services to address dentin hypersensitivity and caries risk included fluoride therapy and nutrition counseling.
The hydrodynamic theory helps explain why dentin hypersensitivity occurs.
The primary causes of dentin hypersensitivity are enamel loss on tooth crown and gingival recession exposing the tooth root.