The science behind Sensodyne: NOVAMIN Technology

NOVAMIN formulations build a hydroxyapatite-like layer over and within dentine tubules

NOVAMIN is specially formulated in Sensodyne Repair & Protect to repair* exposed dentine:1–7

  • Once in contact with saliva, NOVAMIN initiates a cascade of ionic exchanges
  • This results in a rise in pH level in the localised environment, which allows NOVAMIN to bind to collagen fibres in exposed dentine
  • Once bound to dentine, NOVAMIN particles act as calcium and phosphate reservoirs, forming a robust and reparative hydroxyapatite-like layer over exposed dentine tubules to help protect against dentine hypersensitivity pain

*Forms a protective layer over the sensitive areas of the teeth. Brush twice a day for lasting sensitivity protection

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NOVAMIN helps form a protective layer over exposed dentine1,2

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