Definition of desensitizer in English:


(British desensitiser)

Pronunciation /dēˈsensəˌtīzər/ /diˈsɛnsəˌtaɪzər/


See desensitize

‘Its portability allows the desensitizer to be placed on either side or any position from the operator.’
  • ‘Many patients have purposely put off dental work until this desensitizer is available.’
  • ‘The potassium acts as a desensitiser in cases of dental hypersensitivity.’
  • ‘The ionic desensitizers apparently interfere with the operation of the nerve in the tooth, reducing the nerve activity, and thereby reducing the sensitivity of the tooth.’
  • ‘We elected not to add desensitizers to our formula for very simple reasons.’