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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Vital bleaching treatment has been accepted for discoloration treatment [3].
Cytotoxicity and dentin permeability of carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide vital bleaching materials, in vitro.
Symons, "The effect of a vital bleaching technique on enamel surface morphology and the bonding of composite resin to enamel," Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, vol.
Clinicians all over the world had incorporated the vital bleaching into their profession and oxygenating agents like carbamide peroxide or Hydrogen peroxide are used for effective bleaching (Garcia-Godoyet al., 2002).
Since this damage leads to more staining susceptibility after vital bleaching [10,11], it might be possible to compensate for this problem by employing mineralizing agents [12].
Association effect of in-office and nightguard vital bleaching on dental enamel microhardness.
Originalmente, esta tecnica fue llamada Nightguard vital bleaching, (9,7,23) ya que se aplica durante las horas de la noche (9,24-26).
Effectiveness, side effects and long-term status of nightguard vital bleaching. J Am Dent Assoc 1994; 125(9): 1219-1226.
Assessing dentin colour changes from nightguard vital bleaching. J Am Dent Assoc 1999 Oct;130:1485-1490.
Nightguard vital bleaching: effects on enamel surface texture and diffusion.
As stated in the preface of this book, the author's goal is to "provide clinicians and patients with valuable information about the benefits and safety of using nightguard vital bleaching with a dentist-prescribed home whitening treatment using a custom -fitted tray." Although this technique has been used since the late 1960s, it was shared by word of mouth and was never published.
The first publication describing at-home vital tooth whitening technique, (the so-called nightguard vital bleaching)(1) was partly responsible for such esthetic revolution.