Dentinal hypersensitivity and Its Management- An informed view

Kamath, Deepa G and Nayak, Sangeeta Umesh (2013) Dentinal hypersensitivity and Its Management- An informed view. Journal of Pharmacetical and Biomedical Sciences , 27 (27). pp. 474-479.

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Abstract

Dentinal hypersensitivity is characterized by a short, sharp pain in response to various stimuli. It is more commonly seen in adults in the 20- to 40-year-oldage group, has several etiological factors. Gingival recession and enamel loss both contribute to the prevalence of this condition, resulting in the exposure of dentin. Dentinal hypersensitivity is believed to occur due to the movement of fluid within the dentinal tubules occuring in response to thermal, chemical, tactile and evaporative stimuli, in accordance with Brännström’s Hydrodynamic Theory. Treatment options include in-office procedures and home use, self-applied products that are aimed at either occluding he dentinal tubules or preventing neural transmission and there by blocking the pain response.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: dentinal Hypersensitivity, Recession, Pain, Potassium Nitrate
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2013 05:25
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2013 05:25
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/79065

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