desensitize

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to render less sensitive

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The stimulants are largely of the amphetamine family; while the anesthetics are primarily local tissue desensitizers like benzocaine.
The goal of the work supported by this research grant is to discover selective nicotinic receptor desensitizers that can be developed into new treatments for nicotine addiction with higher efficacy than currently available treatments.
The toothpastes also have higher levels of fluoride and desensitizers, as well as white cranberry extract to prevent the adhesion of bacteria that are known to cause periodontal disease.
3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Of the 14 presentations given at the recently-completed 4th International Heraeus Symposium, most focused on advanced thinking regarding the use of dental composites, adhesives and desensitizers.