Treating sensitivity during tooth whitening.

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-20
Number of pages10
JournalCompendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
Volume26
Issue number9 Suppl 3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

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Treating sensitivity during tooth whitening. / Haywood, Van Benjamine.

In: Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995), Vol. 26, No. 9 Suppl 3, 01.01.2005, p. 11-20.

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