Introducing Crest Sensi-Stop Strips [VIDEO]

October 14, 2014

Crest recently unveiled what it describes as one of its most breakthrough product launches in a decade with the launch of Crest Sensi-Stop Strips. The small, flexible, semi-transparent strips provide targeted, immediate and long-lasting tooth sensitivity relief like never before.

Crest recently unveiled what it describes as one of its most breakthrough product launches in a decade with the launch of Crest Sensi-Stop Strips. The small, flexible, semi-transparent strips provide targeted, immediate and long-lasting tooth sensitivity relief like never before.

Studies indicate that more than 50 percent of people will experience tooth sensitivity at some point in their life caused by weakened enamel, gum recession and other factors. A recent survey also said that only four out of 10 sensitivity toothpaste users are satisfied with their sensitivity toothpaste, which served as a primary motivation for bringing Crest Sensi-Stop Strips to market.

“Crest Sensi-Stop Strips are a revolutionary at-home treatment for the nearly 30 million Americans who suffer from sensitive teeth,” said Dr. Nancy Rosen, who practices in New York City. “I have struggled to find an at-home solution that leaves my patients satisfied until now. With one strip applied for 10 minutes, my patients can now have targeted and immediate relief for up to one month.”

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Sensitivity sufferers admit they have changed their behaviors as a result of tooth sensitivity, including the use of sensitivity tooth paste and compensatory behaviors. Compensatory behaviors include actions such as avoiding hot or cold foods and liquids, avoiding sweets, avoiding cold air or changing an oral care routine. Early stages of tooth sensitivity typically begin when people are in their 30s and 40s however any one can be susceptible as the age at which most sufferers first experience tooth sensitivity can range from 20-49 years old. The onset largely depends on oral care habits and practices such as over-aggressive brushing or gum disease.

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With Crest Sensi-Stop Strips, the right amount of tooth sensitivity treatment is applied exactly where it is needed. They are designed to cover the outer gumline of sensitive teeth for just 10 minutes. Using the same ingredient as some professional treatments, exposed dentinal tubules are blocked.

“Crest Sensi-Stop Strips are Procter & Gamble’s biggest innovation ever in the tooth sensitivity category,” said Charles Pierce, Group President, Global Oral Care & New Business Creation and Innovation, Procter & Gamble. “This new at-home treatment addresses tooth sensitivity and is a simple and highly-effective addition to existing oral care routines. One Strip, 10 minutes and up to one month of protection.”

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Suggested retail prices for the new Crest Sensi-Stop Strips are $19.99 (6 ct.), $27.99 (10 ct.) and $34.99 (12 ct.). The strips are publicly available for purchase on store shelves at drugstores and mass retailers throughout the United States.