Making a clinical decision for vital tooth bleaching: at-home or in-office?

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Abstract

The dramatic increase in public demand for esthetic dentistry and tooth bleaching has encouraged development and resulted in new products and eltasdeltaues. Vital tooth bleaching, including in-office bleaching and at-home bleaching, has been adopted as an effective and safe method for whitening natural dentition. Although most dentists prefer at-home bleaching, nearly one third use in-office bleaching. Continuous improvements in bleaching products and delivery systems have made in-office bleaching more practical and predictable. This article discusses the practical applications of vital tooth bleaching, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)831-838; quiz 840
JournalCompendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
Volume19
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1998

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  • Medicine(all)

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