Intervention Review

Potassium containing toothpastes for dentine hypersensitivity

  1. Sven Poulsen1,*,
  2. Marie Errboe2,
  3. Yamila Lescay Mevil3,
  4. Anne-Marie Glenny4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Oral Health Group

Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 23 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001476.pub2

How to Cite

Poulsen S, Errboe M, Lescay Mevil Y, Glenny AM. Potassium containing toothpastes for dentine hypersensitivity. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD001476. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001476.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Aarhus university, Department of Oral Epidemiology and Public Health, Århus, Denmark

  2. 2

    University of Aarhus, Royal Dental College Library, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus C, Denmark

  3. 3

    Havana University, Odontology, Havana, Cuba

  4. 4

    School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Cochrane Oral Health Group, Manchester, UK

*Sven Poulsen, Department of Oral Epidemiology and Public Health, Aarhus university, 9 Vennelyst Boulevard, Århus, DK-8000, Denmark.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 JUL 2006


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