EVALUATION OF EFFICACY OF BIO-ACTIVE GLASS GEL IN THE TREATMENT OF DENTINAL HYPERSENSITIVITY.

Author's Name: Ashank Mishra Senior ,Khaja Sheroze Ahmed and Zainab Razvi Hyder
Subject Area: Health Science
Subject Medicine and Dentistry
Section Research Paper

Keyword:

dentinal hypersensitivity, bioactive glass, VAS


Abstract

The aim of the present study is to evaluate the efficacy of Bio-active glass gel when in the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity. 30 patients with dentinal hypersensitivity symptoms (positive to airblast stimuli, cold stimuli and tactile stimuli and having a VAS score of 3 and above) were recruited from the private dental clinic, Hyderabad. Study is split mouth, double blinded, parallel arm in design. At baseline, response to all stimuli in both the groups was non-significant and immediate after application and post 1 week, Bioactive glass group showed statistically significant reduction in VAS scores. The study concluded that the Bioactive gel is safe and efficacious in treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity symptom without producing any adverse effects.

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