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.

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.
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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.
The Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste was applied on the teeth surfaces in accordance with product instructions.
After applying the Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste on the teeth surfaces according to product instructions, the selected teeth were re-stimulated as prior to treatment, and post relief assessment was performed to evaluate the outcome.
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.
New data presented at the recent International Association for Dental Research meeting reinforce evidence supporting the efficacy of Colgate[R] Sensitive Pro-Relief[TM] desensitizing paste in providing instant and lasting relief from dentin hypersensitivity.
Sensodyne contains 5% potassium nitrate, the maximum amount allowable by the FDA according to company executives, and the active ingredient in most desensitizing pastes.