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Table 2 Indications and limitations for non-invasive desensitization treatment for DHS

From: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of dentin hypersensitivity: an evidence-based overview for dental practitioners

Indications for desensitization treatment for DHS
No visually detectable defects of dental hard tissue
Shallow or minimum hard tissue defect, where normal dental tissue has to be removed if restoration is provided.
Hard tissue defect is esthetically acceptable and no predisposing factors exist for continued loss of dental tissues.
Minimum gingiva recession and no predisposing factors exist for continued loss of gingiva and dental tissues.
No other contraindications for desensitization treatment
Risks and limitations for desensitization treatment
Existence of predisposing factors for continued hard tissue lose
Existence of predisposing factors for continued gingiva recession
Existence of microfacture, caries and other dental problems present with similar symptoms of DHS