The field of tooth whitening has continued to develop as more and more dental practitioners have turned to cosmetic dentistry and associated aesthetic facial procedures. This new edition of an acclaimed text covers recent technical innovations, but also looks at the latest innovations in practice to treat the single tooth or lesions and white spots. The editor is extremely well placed to give expert advice on how to incorporate whitening into a full aesthetic facial practice.
Table of Contents
Discoloration of teeth; The science of tooth whitening; Tooth whitening materials; Treatment planning for successful whitening; The home whitening technique; Home whitening trays; In office power bleaching; Intracoronal whitening of non-vital teeth; Single tooth whitening of vital teeth; The microabrasion technique and white spot eradication; Molar incisor hypoplasia; Restorative aspects of tetracycline discoloration; Whitening treatments for tetracycline discoloration; Over the counter whitening strips; Combining whitening techniques and minimally invasive treatments; The effect of whitening on restorative materials; A guide to aesthetic treatment after whitening; Comparison of results of whitening results; Nightguard vital bleaching; Tooth sensitivity to whitening; Safety and toxicological considerations for tooth bleaching; Whitening for patients under 18; Managing and developing a successful whitening practice; Whitening, therapeutic aesthetics and oral health improvement.