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den·tin

 (dĕn′tĭn) or den·tine (-tēn′)
n.
The main, calcareous part of a tooth, beneath the enamel and surrounding the pulp chamber and root canals.

den′tin·al (dĕn′tə-nəl, dĕn-tē′-) adj.
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announced today that their arginine bicarbonate, calcium carbonate containing soft chews were significantly effective in sealing open dentinal tubules in an in vitro hydraulic conductance test conducted at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine.
Dentinal tubules are small passage ways that lead directly to nerve endings, and they can become exposed due to factors such as gum recession.
Kuraray Noritake introduces TEETHMATE (TM) DESENSITIZER, composed of two different types of calcium phosphate that react under water to form hydroxyapatite, sealing dentinal tubules and enamel cracks.
The dentine surfaces of samples in subgroup I showed a well formed smear layer partially or completely occluding the dentinal tubules.
Diffusion of hydroxide ions through dentinal tubules can elevate dentinal pH to as high as 11 in some locations and may contribute to several of its anticipated actions via DNA damage or protein denaturation.
Polyacrylic acid is a weak acid with higher molecular weight limits diffusion through the dentinal tubules into the pulp [9].
The regular organisation of the dentinal tubules and the way in which the dentine is laid down around them, produce characteristic dark and light hatching, often likened to machine turning, on the transverse section of the elephant tusk.
The clinical trial found that a naturally occurring cacao extract, Rennou (TM), actually works better than fluoride to restore and repair enamel and occludes dentinal tubules, ultimately eliminating dental hypersensitivity in just seven days.
The widened dentinal tubules allow bacteria to enter the damaged enamel.
Because crown and bridge preparations remove enamel from the tooth and leave the dentinal tubules exposed, the thermal insulation offered by a provisional restoration is also very important for patient comfort.
As CR is cured it tends to shrink, which may have a negative effect on the permanent penetration of the resin tags into the dentinal tubules [Ferrari and Davidson, 1996].