vital bleaching

vi·tal bleach·ing

(vītăl blēching)
Bleaching of teeth to remove stains or lighten the color; usually done with peroxides.
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Tooth whitening; indications and outcomes of nightguard vital bleaching.
Haywood (oral rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia) offers clinicians and their patients a resource on the benefits and safety of using nightguard vital bleaching, a dentist- prescribed home whitening treatment using a 10% carbamide peroxide solution applied to a custom-fitted tray.
They consider the components of an ideal smile, different non-vital and vital bleaching procedures, microabrasion techniques, laminate resin composite restorations, porcelain laminate veneers, color communication, material selection, and tooth preparation.