MANAGEMENT OF DISCOLORED & FRACTURED INCISOR WITH MINIMALLY INVASIVE APPROACH – CASE REPORT
Dr. R. K. Tewari, Dr. Sana Shadab, Dr. Sadaf Tamanna*
Discolouration and fracture, especially when of the front teeth means a significant disturbance of aesthetics and may decrease a patient’s self-esteem. Public demand for aesthetic dentistry, including tooth whitening and conservative restoration of fractured tooth, has increased in recent years. Dental bleaching offers a conservative, simplified, and low cost approach to change the color of discoloured teeth. The pigments oxidation is responsible for tooth bleaching and can be carried out with two different products; carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide. This case report presents non-vital bleaching of maxillary central incisor with composite resin buildup of fractured incisal edge with the remarkable change of tooth colour by walking bleaching technique.
Keywords: Non-vital bleaching, Hydrogen peroxide, composite resin.
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