Month: June 2019

DENTAL BLEACHING PROCEDURE AND ITS CONTROVERSIAL EFFECTS

Bleaching agents were first released in the United States in the 1990s, containing lower concentrations of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide, directly sold to consumers for home use. The present-day bleaching technique normally uses different concentrations of hydrogen peroxide, between 15% and 40%, with or without light. Types of dental stains/discoloration Many color-related issues can …

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Case of the Month – Filipa Maruta

Filipa Maruta Age – 39 Country – PORTUGAL Clinical Case Description The patient’s oral health was deeply deteriorated when he reached the clinic. Many teeth were missing, particularly the posterior, there were fractured teeth, old ceramic-metal crowns already maladapted and unfunctional, and the dimension of the face’s lower third had been compromised (vertical dimension). The …

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