Colgate<sup>®</sup> Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste™ (Rx, In-office Treatment)

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste™ (Rx, In-office Treatment)

Clinically proven to provide rapid dentin-hypersensitivity relief1

Reference:

1. Schiff T, et al. Am J Dent.
2009;22(Spec Iss A):8A-15A.

Ingredients

Active ingredients

Arginine 8%

Inactive ingredients

Hydrated Silica, Calcium Carbonate, Glycerin, Water, Bicarbonate, Flavor, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Saccharin, FD&C Blue No. 1.

How It Works

The Pro-Argin Technology plugs and seals exposed dentine tubules that cause sensitivity pain.

Proven Effectiveness
  • Instant and lasting sensitivity relief from just 1 application
  • Rapid relief that lasts 4 weeks after a single application
  • Can be used for sensitivity relief, and removal of light surface stains
Prescribing Information

Description

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste is a desensitizing paste that provides instant sensitivity relief after 1 application. The Pro-Argin Technology effectively plugs and seals open dentin tubules when polished into teeth with a rotary cup.

Composition

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste contains hydrated silica, calcium carbonate, glycerin, arginine, water, bicarbonate, flavor, cellulose gum, sodium saccharin, FD&C blue no.1.

Indications and Usage

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste is to be used for the management of sensitive teeth, post scaling and root planing. It is a tubule occluding agent designed for professional application with a rotary cup during standard dental practice hygiene procedures.

Dosage

To be determined by the dental professional for the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity.

Directions for Use

  1. Place enough paste for one procedure in a clean dappen dish or other suitable container (when dispensing from tube).
  2. Fill a rotary cup with paste and run rotary cup at low to moderate speed.
  3. Polish product into each tooth, on sensitive areas or areas that can become sensitive (can be applied to entire dentition). Apply product to sensitive areas for 3 seconds, then repeat. NOTE: Throughout procedure, sufficient paste should be maintained on the cup to avoid overheating of the tooth surface. Saliva evacuation is recommended to avoid excess dilution and swallowing of the paste.

Contraindications

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste is contraindicated in patients with a known allergy to any of the components.

Warnings

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste may cause eye irritation upon contact. If contact with eyes occurs, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation or discomfort persists.

Precautions

Colgate® Sensitive Pre-Procedural Desensitizing Paste should be used only by individuals professionally trained to perform dental prophylaxis. During use, wear protective glasses, mask and gloves.

Storage

Store at room temperature. Do not store pastes above 77°F (25°C). Keep out of direct sunlight. Close cap immediately after use to avoid moisture loss.

Lot Number and Expiration Date

The lot number should be quoted in all correspondences which requires identification of the product. Do not use after the expiration date. Rev. 6/13