Developments in Dental Office Bleaching Technology
Clinicians can answer patients’ demand for tooth whitening with new office bleaching techniques.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify early clinical advocates for dental whitening procedures, and
patient perceptions that drive demand for bleaching.
- Explain possible etiologies for discolored teeth, the main mechanism of
action for dental bleaching, and a common side effect of whitening
- Describe various techniques and agents used for tooth bleaching.
This course was issued in October 2019 and expires October 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.