The most common side effect of tooth whitening is tooth sensitivity. There are a number of materials and techniques for reducing sensitivity. This article focuses on potassium nitrate applied either by brushing before initiating whitening or by application via a tray during whitening to reduce sensitivity. A detailed step-by-step procedure for managing hypersensitive patients is described.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)|
|Issue number||9 Suppl 3|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2005|
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