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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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.
Group 1--8% arginine and calcium carbonate paste (Colgate sensitive Pro-Relief desensitizing paste, Colgate-Palmolive Ltd, India)
The product, Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste, which uses this technology, can now provide instant and lasting dentin hypersensitivity relief for four weeks according to the manufacturer.
The Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Desensitizing Paste was applied on the teeth surfaces in accordance with product instructions.
Treatment with ColgateA Sensitive Pro-ReliefTM desensitizing paste is simple and easy to incorporate into everyday practice.
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.
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
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.