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Table 1 Summary of toothpastes used

From: Dentin abrasivity of various desensitizing toothpastes

Product name Active ingredient RDA valuea Company
BioRepair (#1) Zinc carbonate hydroxyapatite 69 Dr. K. Wolff, Bielefeld, Germany
Elmex Sensitive Professional (#2) Pro-arginine, calcium carbonate 30 CP-GABA, Hamburg, Germany
Elmex (#3) Amine fluoride 77 CP-GABA, Hamburg, Germany
Sensodyne Rapid (#4) Strontium acetate 70 GlaxoSmithKline, Brentford, UK
Sensodyne Repair (#5) Stannous fluoride 119 GlaxoSmithKline, Brentford, UK
Dontodent Sensitive (#6) Tetrapotassium pyrophosphate, hydroxyapatite 20 DM Dogeriemarkt, Karlsruhe, Germany
  1. aRDA values were obtained from the manufacturer