The anatomical and physiological characteristics of the pulpal and dentinal sensitive system are described. Some different theories about the transmission of the dentinal sensitivity are also explained. Finally, the different desensitizing agents, their main characteristics and mechanisms of action are analyzed.
|Translated title of the contribution||Dentinal hypersensitivity: the etiopathogenetic mechanisms and treatment. The current state of knowledge|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1990|
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