What is Novamin?

NovaMin is the brand name of a particulate bioactive glass that is used in dental care products for remineralisation of teeth. The active ingredient is the inorganic chemical calcium sodium phosphosilicate. NovaMin delivers silica and ionic calcium, phosphorus, and sodium, which are necessary for bone and tooth mineralization. It was developed and patented by NovaMin Technology, Inc., which was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline in May 2010 for $135 million.

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Hi, My teeth are very sensitive to cold, sweet things. I am using Sensodyne tooth paste Is it effective ?

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Sensitivity of teeth could be due to decay, attrition or abrasion of teeth. The problem should be identified and restoration is required if the...

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Im seven months pregnant what kind of toothpaste can i safely use Just wanna know if i can use sensodyne toothpaste while pregnant?

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Thanks for writing to us.

Sensodyne tooth is recommended for sensitive teeth.

If you are not c/o snesitivity,you can switch on to colgate...

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