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HISTORY OF TOOTH WHITENING


• Early 1980’s: In-office procedures were available though not commonplace

• 1990’s: In-office as well as patient-applied professionally supervised whitening was more common

• Today: In-office, home whitening, and over-the-counter (OTC) products are available

• Hydrogen peroxide has been used for over 50 years to whiten non-vital teeth HISTORY OF TOOTH WHITENING


TYPES OF STAIN COULD BE REMOVED BY WHITENING PRODUCTS:


Extrinsic stain: (what causes these types of stain?) Coffee, Tea, red wine, Tobacco, any berries with dark color like blueberry.

Intrinsic Stain: Pre and post eruptive causes

* Post-eruptive: amalgam, caries, endo (RCT).

* Pr-eruptive: tetracycline, fluorosis, dentinogenesis & amelogenesis imperfecta



CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR WHITENING:


• Primary teeth (large pulp chambers)

• Newly erupted (immature enamel)

• Extensive restorations

• Caries

• Erosion

• Abrasion

• Hypersensitivity

• Renal abnormalities

Deciduous/Adult

CANDIDATES FOR WHITENING:

NON-CANDIDATES FOR WHITENING:





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