Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Discuss the prevalence of dentinal hypersensitivity and common contributing factors.
Explain the hydrodynamic theory, widely accepted as the cause for dentinal sensitivity.
Discuss common diagnostic tools.
List common ingredients used in at-home and in-office desensitizing products.
Discuss the mode of action of common ingredients.
Discuss the clinical evidence behind common treatment approaches including in-office treatments.