Dentine hypersensitivity: Effectiveness of desensitising toothpastes

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This review evaluating the effectiveness of desensitising toothpastes included 53 RCTs. Most agents with the exception of those containing strontium or amorphous calcium phosphate were effective in relieving dentine hypersensitivity compared with negative controls.

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Dentine hypersensitivity – calcium sodium phosphosilicate pastes effective suggests review

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This review of the use of Calcium Sodium Phosphosilicate (CSPS) for the treatment of dentine hypersensitivity included 11 trials involving a total of 1190 patients suggesting that a 5% CSPS-containing toothpaste is effective for use as an at-home treatment.

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Dentine hypersensitivity: which treatments are best?

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This review of dentine hypersensitivity treatment was broad, covering 11 agents and 105 RCTs. Most treatments suggested some benefits but the quality of available evidence was limited and there was little information on the relative effectiveness of the various agents.

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Dentine hypersensitivity: most desensitising toothpastes provided benefit finds review

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31 RCTs were identified for this review of desensitising toothpastes for dentine hypersensitivity. A wide range of agents were tested and most were found to be effective although the number of trials available for each agent was relatively small range from 3-8 studies.

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Study suggests that single application of prophylaxis paste can reduce dentine hypersensitivity

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Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) is a relatively common problem and we have reported on a number of studies and reviews over the past 12 months that have assessed various treatments to alleviate this problem.   This aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a prophylaxis paste containing 15% calcium sodium phosphosilicate (NovaMin® ), with [read the full story…]

Trial shows improvements in dentine hypersensitivity with different toothpastes

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Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) arises from exposed dentine as a result of various stimuli. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of three commercially available toothpastes in the reduction of dentine hypersensitivity. 149 participants (72 males and 77 females; aged 20 to 60 years) were randomised to four groups:- Group 1-toothpaste containing 5% [read the full story…]