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Deepak Mehta, S Jyothi, Prashant Moogi, Werner J Finger, Keiichi Sasaki
OBJECTIVES: Aim of this clinical trial was to investigate the effect of a calcium phosphate based desensitizer paste applied prior to in-office tooth whitening on bleaching sensitivity (BS). METHODS: This crossover study was designed as randomized double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. The desensitizer paste Teethmate AP (TAP) contains tetracalcium phosphate and dicalcium phosphate anhydrous in glycerol and polyethylene glycol, whereas placebo (PLA) is a calcium phosphate free analog...
March 9, 2018: Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
E Arat Maden, C Altun, G Guven Polat, F Basak
Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of fluoride, Xylitol, Probiotic, and Whitening toothpastes on the permanent teeth enamel roughness and microhardness. Materials and Methods: One hundred and twenty teeth were randomly divided into 2 groups, each group having 60 samples. G1: The group in which enamel roughness was examined (n = 60). G2: The group in which enamel microhardness was examined (n = 60). Then, these groups were randomly divided into 4 groups among themselves (n = 15)...
March 2018: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice
Y M Kim, A N Ha, J W Kim, S J Kim
OBJECTIVES: In this double-blind randomized study, we evaluated the safety and efficacy of over-the-counter (OTC) bleaching products that included 2.9% hydrogen peroxide (H2 O2 ) with two methods of application: strip and paint-on. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A commonly used product was selected for each type (strip and paint-on) of OTC bleaching agent. In total, 75 volunteers were assigned randomly into five groups: two test groups (strip and paint-on), two negative control groups (products without H2 O2 ), and one positive control group (dentist-supervised home bleaching)...
March 7, 2018: Operative Dentistry
Flàvia Pardo Salata Nahsan, Maria Janete Oliveira Reis, Luciana Fàvaro Francisconi-Dos-Rios, Luciana Vasconcelos Leão, Luiz Renato Paranhos
Products for tooth whitening (or tooth color maintenance) that improve smile esthetics have become increasingly popular due to their easy accessibility and low cost. This in vitro study assessed the effect of whitening mouthwash on bovine tooth color. Forty-eight bovine teeth were divided into 3 immersion groups: SL, artificial saliva (control); CLW, Colgate Luminous White; and OBW, Oral-B 3D White. After prophylaxis with pumice, the initial color was measured using the CIE L*a*b* system. Teeth were immersed in the solutions for 2 minutes, 3 times per day, for 30 days...
March 2018: General Dentistry
Xia Su, Ying Tian, Hongzhuan Zhou, Yinglong Li, Zhenhua Zhang, Beiyu Jiang, Bing Yang, Jue Zhang, Jing Fang
In recent years, plasma activated solution (PAS) have made a good progress in the disinfection of medical device, tooth whitening, fruit preservation. In this study, we investigated the inactivation efficacy of Newcastle disease virus by PAS. Water, 0.9% NaCl and 0.3% H2 O2 were excited by plasma to obtain the corresponding solutions PAS(H2 O), PAS(NaCl) and PAS(H2 O2 ). The complete inactivation of virus after PAS treatment for 30 min was confirmed by the embryo lethality assay (ELA) and hemagglutination (HA) test...
February 23, 2018: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Sibelli Olivieri Parreiras, Anna Luiza Szesz, Fabiana Madalozzo Coppla, Eveline Claudia Martini, Paulo Vitor Farago, Alessandro D Loguercio, Alessandra Reis
BACKGROUND: In this randomized study, split-mouth, triple-blind clinical trial, the authors evaluated the efficacy of a desensitizing gel that contained 5% potassium nitrate and 5% glutaraldehyde applied before in-office bleaching with 35% hydrogen peroxide (HP). METHODS: Treatment with the desensitizing or placebo control gels was randomly assigned to one-half of the maxillary teeth of 42 patients in a split-mouth design. The desensitizing gels were applied and maintained in contact with the tooth enamel for 10 minutes, followed by 2 HP bleaching sessions separated by 1 week...
February 10, 2018: Journal of the American Dental Association
Vlatka Lajnert, Daniela Kovacevic Pavicic, Andrej Pavlic, Alessandra Pokrajac-Bulian, Stjepan Spalj
OBJECTIVE: To create and validate a brief questionnaire designed for the assessment of satisfaction with smile aesthetics and to test its efficiency as a patient-centred outcome measure of aesthetic interventions in dentistry. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A team of three specialists - two from prosthodontics and one psychologist - used a self-evaluation scale consisting of five elements in order to rate self-perceived smile aesthetics. A total of 671 subjects (63% female), 18-86 years of age, were included in the investigation...
February 7, 2018: International Dental Journal
Savil Costa Vaez, André Luís Faria-E-Silva, Alessandro Dourado Loguércio, Micaelle Tenório Guedes Fernandes, Flávia Pardo Salata Nahsan
This study determined the effectiveness of the preemptive administration of etodolac on risk and intensity of tooth sensitivity and the bleaching effect caused by in-office bleaching using 35% hydrogen peroxide. Fifty patients were selected for this tripleblind, randomized, crossover, and placebo-controlled clinical trial. Etodolac (400 mg) or placebo was administrated in a single-dose 1 hour prior to the bleaching procedure. The whitening treatment with 35% hydrogen peroxide was carried out in two sessions with a 7-day interval...
February 1, 2018: Journal of Applied Oral Science: Revista FOB
Mahmoud K Al-Omiri, Abdullah A Al Nazeh, Andrej M Kielbassa, Edward Lynch
The clinical efficacy regarding bleaching sensitivity and tooth shade lightening using a standard hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) bleaching gel was compared with the additional use of ozone either before or after application of H2O2. Using computer-generated tables, 45 participants were randomly allocated into three groups (n = 15 each) in this investigator-driven, single-centre trial. In Group 1, upper anterior teeth were bleached using ozone (produced via a healOzone X4 device) for 60 seconds, then 38% H2O2 for 20 minutes; in Group 2, 38% H2O2 application (20 min) was followed by ozone (60 s); air produced by the healOzone machine (60 s) followed by 38% H2O2 (20 min) was used in Group 3 (control)...
February 5, 2018: Scientific Reports
Ana Luiza Barbosa Jurema, Mauricio Yugo de Souza, Carlos Rocha Gomes Torres, Alessandra Bühler Borges, Taciana Marco Ferraz Caneppele
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of 35% hydrogen peroxide at different pH values and the degree of tooth staining on whitening efficacy and enamel microhardness. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 90 enamel-dentin specimens were obtained from bovine incisors. They were randomly divided into 2 groups (n = 45), 1 group was immersed in a staining broth for 14 days, and another group was not stained and kept in distilled water at 37°C. Twenty-four hours after the staining procedure, each group was distributed into 3 subgroups that were whitened by 35% hydrogen peroxide with different pH values (5, 7, and 8...
February 2, 2018: Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
Guillermo Grazioli, Lisia Lorea Valente, Cristina Pereira Isolan, Helena Alves Pinheiro, Camila Gonçalves Duarte, Eliseu Aldrighi Münchow
Tooth bleaching is considered a non-invasive treatment, although the use of highly-concentrated products may provoke increased surface roughness and enamel demineralization, as well as postoperative sensitivity. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate whether hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) concentration would affect tooth bleaching effectiveness and the enamel surface properties. Enamel/dentin bovine specimens (6 × 4 mm) were immersed in coffee solution for 7 days and evaluated with a spectrophotometer (Easyshade; baseline), using the CIEL*a*b* color parameters...
December 28, 2017: Archives of Oral Biology
Bianca Medeiros Maran, Adrieli Burey, Thalita de Paris Matos, Alessandro D Loguercio, Alessandra Reis
OBJECTIVE: A systematic review and meta-analysis were performed to answer the following research question: Does light-activated in-office vital bleaching have a greater whitening efficacy and higher tooth sensitivity (TS) in comparison with in-office vital bleaching without light when used in adults? DATA AND SOURCE: Only randomized clinical trials (RCTs) involving adults who had in-office bleaching with and without light activation were included. Controlled vocabulary and keywords were used in a comprehensive search for titles and abstracts in PubMed, and this search was adapted for Scopus, Web of Science, LILACS, BBO, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and SIGLE without restrictions in May 2016 and was updated in August 2017...
December 28, 2017: Journal of Dentistry
Ema Saltovic, Vlatka Lajnert, Sabina Saltovic, Daniela Kovacevic Pavicic, Andrej Pavlic, Stjepan Spalj
OBJECTIVE: Orofacial esthetics raises psychosocial issues. The purpose was to create and validate new short instrument for psychosocial impacts of altered smile esthetics. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A team of an orthodontist, two prosthodontists, psychologist, and a dental student generated items that could draw up specific hypothetical psychosocial dimensions (69 items initially, 39 in final analysis). The sample consisted of 261 Caucasian subjects attending local high schools and university (26% male) aged 14 to 28 years that have self-administrated the designed questionnaire...
December 29, 2017: Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
Michael Wj Dodds, Minmin Tian, Lilian Ramirez, Jeffery L Milleman, Kimberly R Milleman, Howard M Proskin
PURPOSE: To establish an accelerated clinical test method to evaluate the effectiveness of sugar-free gums in prevention of the formation of extrinsic stains when chewed over a 2-week period in conjunction with daily tooth brushing. A secondary objective was to compare three methods for measuring extrinsic stain. METHODS: 25 healthy adult volunteers were enrolled in a single center, examiner blind, randomized 4-way crossover clinical study. Starting with a stain-free baseline, subjects rinsed five times daily with freshly brewed black tea, followed either by chewing one of three different gums for 12 minutes or not chewing (negative control)...
December 2017: American Journal of Dentistry
Danying Tao, Richard N Smith, Qiong Zhang, Jianing N Sun, Carole J Philpotts, Stephen R Ricketts, Mojgan Naeeni, Andrew Joiner
OBJECTIVES: To measure the tooth whitening effects delivered immediately after brushing with silica-based toothpastes containing blue covarine in vitro and in vivo. METHODS: Salivary pellicle coated human extracted teeth were brushed with either a slurry of a toothpaste containing blue covarine (BC), a formulation containing an increased level of blue covarine (BC+) or a negative control toothpaste containing no blue covarine. The colour of the specimens were measured in vitro using either a Minolta chromameter or a VITA Easyshade spectrophotometer, before and after brushing and changes in CIELAB values and tooth Whiteness Index (WIO) values calculated...
December 2017: Journal of Dentistry
Stephen Westland, Wen Luo, Yuan Li, Qianqian Pan, Andrew Joiner
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the tooth whiteness perceptibility thresholds of the average observer to changes in the CIELAB values and an optimised whiteness Index for dentistry (WIO) based on psychophysical studies. METHODS: A psychophysical experiment based on visual assessments of digital images of teeth on a calibrated display with a group of observers (n=32) has been conducted to determine the perceptual thresholds in tooth whiteness. Digital simulations of a tooth that is identical in shape to the left incisor in the image of teeth were superimposed on to images...
December 2017: Journal of Dentistry
Thair Takesh, Anik Sargsyan, Matthew Lee, Afarin Anbarani, Jessica Ho, Petra Wilder-Smith
Aims: The aim of this project was to evaluate the effects of 2 different whitening strips on color, microstructure and roughness of tea stained porcelain and composite surfaces. Methods: 54 porcelain and 72 composite chips served as samples for timed application of over-the-counter (OTC) test or control dental whitening strips. Chips were divided randomly into three groups of 18 porcelain and 24 composite chips each. Of these groups, 1 porcelain and 1 composite set served as controls...
August 2017: Dentistry: Current Research
Victor Mosquim, Beatriz Martines Souza, Gerson Aparecido Foratori Junior, Linda Wang, Ana Carolina Magalhães
PURPOSE: To evaluate the in vitro abrasive effect of commercial whitening toothpastes on eroded bovine enamel samples in respect to erosive tooth wear. METHODS: 72 bovine crowns were embedded, polished and subjected to the baseline profile analysis. The samples were then protected in 2/3 of the enamel surface and were randomly assigned to six groups (n= 12/group): G1: Oral-B 3D White, G2: Close-up Diamond Attraction Power White, G3: Sorriso Xtreme White 4D, G4: Colgate Luminous White, G5: Crest (conventional toothpaste), G6:erosion only (control)...
June 2017: American Journal of Dentistry
Emilie Mchantaf, Hicham Mansour, Joseph Sabbagh, Mireille Feghali, Robbie J McConnell
Improving patients’ aesthetics is an important request in daily practice. Tooth whitening is a treatment option available for improving aesthetics. This paper will pose questions asked by our patients on bleaching techniques and outcomes and offer appropriate up-to-date answers. Clinical relevance: This paper addresses the most important questions raised by patients and colleagues concerning vital tooth whitening (VTW).
January 2017: Dental Update
Siobhán Mary McMorrow, Declan T Millett
OBJECTIVES: To report the opinions of specialist orthodontists regarding the profile, characteristics and treatment of adults currently undergoing orthodontic treatment in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) Design/setting: A national cross-sectional questionnaire study in the ROI. METHOD: A pilot-tested questionnaire was distributed to 122 specialist orthodontists in the ROI. Questions addressed general and treatment information for current adult orthodontic patients...
December 2017: Journal of Orthodontics
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