Use of 37% carbamide peroxide in the walking bleach technique: A case report

Érica Cappelletto Nogueira Teixeira, Anderson Takeo Hara, Mônica Campos Serra

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Abstract

Dental bleaching represents an effective, conservative, and relatively low-cost method for improving the appearance of discolored pulpless teeth. Among the bleaching techniques, the walking bleach technique with sodium perborate associated with water or hydrogen peroxide stands out because of its esthetic results and safety. A modified walking bleach technique with the use of 37% carbamide peroxide as the bleaching agent is presented. Additionally, the adverse effects of dental bleaching in the following restorative procedures are discussed, showing the advantages with the use of 37% carbamide peroxide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-102
Number of pages6
JournalQuintessence International
Volume35
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carbamide peroxide
  • Discolored tooth
  • Nonvital bleaching
  • Walking bleach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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