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Original Article

Evaluation of Three Different Bleaching Agents in Permanent and Primary Teeth: An In Vitro Study

Manisha Behl, Vikram Khanna, Kirti Chaudhry

Keywords : Carbamide peroxide, Deciduous teeth, Experimental study, Permanent teeth, Tooth bleaching

Citation Information : Behl M, Khanna V, Chaudhry K. Evaluation of Three Different Bleaching Agents in Permanent and Primary Teeth: An In Vitro Study. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020; 13 (2):130-135.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1721

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 23-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of three different bleaching agents in permanent and primary teeth. Materials and methods: The study was done on 60 freshly extracted single-rooted teeth (30 permanent and 30 primary incisors) with intact coronal portion. The teeth were artificially stained with whole blood as the staining medium in a high-speed centrifuge. The discolorations were determined by the use of 3D Master Vita shade guide. The conventional endodontic treatment procedures were completed in all the test samples. The test samples were divided into group I (permanent teeth) and group II (primary teeth). The test samples were further divided into three subgroups according to the experimental materials used for bleaching [group IA—10% carbamide peroxide (CP), group IIB—9.5% hydrogen peroxide (HP), and group IIIC—10% sodium perborate (SP)]. The samples were evaluated at 7 days and 14 days after the completion of intracoronal bleaching procedure. Results: The CP group showed lowest shade values, and SP group showed the highest shade values after 14 days in both permanent and primary teeth. The CP showed the significant difference in the shade at 7 days and 14 days in permanent teeth. No statistically significant difference was observed between the three experimental at the 7 days and 14 days in the primary teeth. Conclusion: The CP is effective in permanent teeth after 7 days and 14 days of intracoronal bleaching. The three experimental materials are equally effective in the primary teeth bleaching after 7 days and 14 days.

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