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Vital Bleaching of Tetracycline-Stained Teeth by Using KTP Laser: A Case Report.

Kinoshita J, Jafarzadeh H, Forghani M - Eur J Dent (2009)

Bottom Line: A great challenge in this area is obtaining good results in tetracycline-stained teeth.The wavelength and features of KTP laser, which is a type of Nd:YAG laser, seem to be appropriate for bleaching of these teeth.This case report underlines the importance of knowledge about the photochemical bleaching by using the KTP laser and its side effects on soft tissues.

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Affiliation: Department of Clinical Cariology and Endodontology, Showa University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan.

ABSTRACT
Bleaching of discolored teeth is one of the most important topics in aesthetic dentistry. A great challenge in this area is obtaining good results in tetracycline-stained teeth. The wavelength and features of KTP laser, which is a type of Nd:YAG laser, seem to be appropriate for bleaching of these teeth. This case report underlines the importance of knowledge about the photochemical bleaching by using the KTP laser and its side effects on soft tissues.

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After finishing only 1 session of vital teeth bleaching: The border line between tetracycline-affected area and non-affected area, which was hypocalcified, could be recognized.
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f6-0030229: After finishing only 1 session of vital teeth bleaching: The border line between tetracycline-affected area and non-affected area, which was hypocalcified, could be recognized.

Mentions: After only one session of KTP bleaching, almost all of treated teeth had B2 shade in the cervical area (Figures 4–6).


Vital Bleaching of Tetracycline-Stained Teeth by Using KTP Laser: A Case Report.

Kinoshita J, Jafarzadeh H, Forghani M - Eur J Dent (2009)

After finishing only 1 session of vital teeth bleaching: The border line between tetracycline-affected area and non-affected area, which was hypocalcified, could be recognized.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f6-0030229: After finishing only 1 session of vital teeth bleaching: The border line between tetracycline-affected area and non-affected area, which was hypocalcified, could be recognized.
Mentions: After only one session of KTP bleaching, almost all of treated teeth had B2 shade in the cervical area (Figures 4–6).

Bottom Line: A great challenge in this area is obtaining good results in tetracycline-stained teeth.The wavelength and features of KTP laser, which is a type of Nd:YAG laser, seem to be appropriate for bleaching of these teeth.This case report underlines the importance of knowledge about the photochemical bleaching by using the KTP laser and its side effects on soft tissues.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Clinical Cariology and Endodontology, Showa University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan.

ABSTRACT
Bleaching of discolored teeth is one of the most important topics in aesthetic dentistry. A great challenge in this area is obtaining good results in tetracycline-stained teeth. The wavelength and features of KTP laser, which is a type of Nd:YAG laser, seem to be appropriate for bleaching of these teeth. This case report underlines the importance of knowledge about the photochemical bleaching by using the KTP laser and its side effects on soft tissues.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus