Laser Treatment of Hypersensitive Dentin : Comparative ESEM Investigations

  title={Laser Treatment of Hypersensitive Dentin : Comparative ESEM Investigations},
  author={Kawe Goharkhaya and Johann Wernischb and Ulrich Schoopc and Andreas Moritzd},
  • Kawe Goharkhaya, Johann Wernischb, +1 author Andreas Moritzd
  • Published 2007
Dentinal tubules, which are open to both the oral cavity and the pulp cavity, provide a connection between the oral environment and the sensitive nerve endings of the tooth pulp. The dentinal tubules are filled with long odontoblastic processes, also referred to as Tomes' fibers, and with interstitial hard-tissue fluid, termed dentinal liquor. Several stimuli can cause unpleasant sensations on exposed dentinal surfaces. Dentin hypersensitivity is characterized by short, sharp pain arising from… CONTINUE READING
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