Dentine hypersensitivity in Jordanian dental attenders. A case control study.

@article{AlWahadni2002DentineHI,
  title={Dentine hypersensitivity in Jordanian dental attenders. A case control study.},
  author={Ahed Mohammed Al-Wahadni and Gerard James Linden},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={688-93}
}
BACKGROUND Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) is a common painful condition which affects a significant proportion of the adult population. AIMS To investigate the relationship between DH and factors such as gingival recession, oral hygiene practices and smoking in Jordanian adults. METHODS A case control study was performed on dental attenders in the Irbid region of Jordan. A DH group was composed of 126 subjects with a history of sensitivity who also reported discomfort of least two non… CONTINUE READING