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Smile Brilliant’s Tooth Desensitizing Gel Ingredients

Each of the 7 listed ingredients in Smile Brilliant's tooth desensitizing gel serves a unique puropose ranging from controling distribution to remineralizing the dehydrated tooth.

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Thickens and controls the flow of the substance from overextending to the gum tissues.

Potassium nitrate
Acts directly on intra-dental nerves, causing depolarization, thus preventing pain transmission.

Sodium Fluoride & Sodium Monofluorophosphate
Occludes dentinal tubules by creating a barrier with calcium fluoride crystals on the tooth surface.

Deionized Water
filters the moisture out of tubules allowing permeability of the desensitizing agents

Carbopol (carboxypolymethylene)
is a bonding agent, assists the composition and retention of the substance to the tooth creating an adhesive property

added for flavor purpose

Sodium Saccharine
Artificial sweetener added to offset bitterness


About the author: Erin Stelbrink is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 11+ years of experience as a licensed hygienist and oral health care professional. She holds a passion for researching and acquiring awareness of the latest technologies and methods for providing valuable health care service and clinical treatment. Have more questions? Email Erin at