NovaMin formulations

Video player requires JavaScript enabled. You can download this video here: https://videos.gskstatic.com/consumer/experts/20180716_10- Sensodyne-Repair & Protect-Hypernova-Hypernova MOA_Optimised.mp4

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

SEM image of hydroxyapatite-like layer

NovaMin forms a robust hydroxyapatite-like layer over exposed dentine and within exposed dentine tubules*1,2

An in vitro cross-section SEM image of hydroxyapatite-like layer formed by supersaturated NovaMin solution in artificial saliva after five days (no brushing).1

SEM image adapted from Earl et al. 20111SEM, scanning electron microscope *It forms a protective layer over the sensitive area of the teeth. Brush twice a day for lasting sensitivity protection

Study summary

NovaMin helps form a protective layer over exposed dentine1,2

Repair & Protect

Sensodyne Repair & Protect toothpaste

Sensodyne Repair & Protect toothpaste is powered by NovaMin.

Complete Protection

Sensodyne Complete Protection toothpaste

Sensodyne Complete Protection toothpaste is powered by NovaMin.

Sensodyne – the #1 dentist-recommended toothpaste brand for sensitive teeth

Tooth Icon

Dentine hypersensitivity

Find out more about dentine hypersensitivity.

FIND OUT MORE

Sensodyne logo

The Sensodyne range

Find out how the Sensodyne range can help your patients.

FIND OUT MORE

Patient resources icon

Patient care resources

Download resources for your patients.

FIND OUT MORE