JICDRO is a UGC approved journal (Journal no. 63927)
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67-71

Management of discolored nonvital tooth by walking bleach technique: A conservative approach


1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Patna, Bihar, India

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Dr. Nidhi Singh
Faculty of Dental Sciences, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jicdro.jicdro_52_19

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Discoloration of teeth in the anterior region can cause considerable cosmetic impairment. One of the techniques which is commonly used for bleaching of endodontically treated teeth is “walking” bleach techniques, and it provides satisfactory results. Based on the clinical reports with nonvital tooth bleaching, it is a viable, esthetic treatment for the discolored tooth. Its conservative nature makes it an important part of an esthetic dentistry treatment. This case report presents two cases, in which nonvital bleaching was done by walking bleach technique. Regular follow-up after a period of 4 weeks showed a significant reduction in the discoloration of teeth.


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