desensitizing paste

de·sen·si·tiz·ing paste

an ointment, usually caustic, coagulating or cytotoxic, formulated to be applied to the cervix of a tooth for the purpose of obtunding pain from sensitive, exposed cementum or dentin.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

de·sen·si·tiz·ing paste

(dē-sensi-tīz-ing pāst)
Ointment applied to tooth cervix to diminish pain due to sensitive exposed cementum or dentin.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Clinical evaluation of the efficacy of an in-office desensitizing paste containing 8% arginine and calcium carbonate in providing instant and lasting relief of dentin hypersensitivity.
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.
AIM: The aim of the study is comparative evaluation of immediate efficacy of diode laser versus desensitizing paste containing 8% arginine and calcium carbonate in treatment of dentine hypersensitivity.
In 2009, the Colgate-Palmolive Company introduced a new in-office treatment for dentin hypersensitivity called ColgateA Sensitive Pro-ReliefTM desensitizing paste, based on the Pro-ArginTM technology.
Treatment with the arginine-calcium carbonate desensitizing paste is simple.
Colgate[R] Sensitive Pro-Relief[TM] Desensitizing Paste features Pro-Argin[TM] Technology to provide dentin hypersensitivity relief for four weeks with one application, the company says.
(11.) Panagakos, F, Schiff T, Guignon A, Dentin hypersensitivity: Effective treatment with an in-office desensitizing paste containing 8% arginine and calcium carbonate, Am J Dent, 2009, 22(special issue) 3A-7A
(14.) Schiff T, Delgado E , Zhang YP, et.al, clinical evaluation of the efficacy of an in-office desensitizing paste containing 8% arginine and calcium carbonate and providing instant and fasting relief of dentin hypersensitivity, Am J Dent, 2009, 22(special issue) 8A-15A.
Sensodyne contains 5% potassium nitrate, the maximum amount allowable by the FDA according to company executives, and the active ingredient in most desensitizing pastes.