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Treating hypersensitivity with fluoride varnishes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10202463     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dentinal hypersensitivity results when stimulation causes the fluid in open dentinal tubules to undergo pressure changes, which activates mechanoreceptor nerves and results in pain. Treatment with fluoride varnish forms a protective layer of calcium fluoride that prevents this fluid flow, thereby reducing dentinal sensitivity.
Authors:
A Gaffar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1548-8578     ISO Abbreviation:  Compend Contin Educ Dent     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-20     Completed Date:  1999-04-20     Revised Date:  2011-11-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9600713     Medline TA:  Compend Contin Educ Dent     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1088-90, 1092, 1094 passim     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Colgate-Palmolive Company, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Administration, Topical
Adult
Dentin Sensitivity / drug therapy*,  etiology
Dentinal Fluid / physiology
Female
Fluorides, Topical / therapeutic use*
Humans
Male
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
Pain Measurement
Sodium Fluoride / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fluorides, Topical; 0/sodium fluoride topical preparation; 7681-49-4/Sodium Fluoride

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