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Orthodontic Caries Control and Bleaching Orthodontic Caries Control and Bleaching

Author(s):

Van B. Haywood, DMD

Date Added:

5/8/2013


Summary:

Oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment can be facilitated by applying bleaching materials to elevate the pH of the mouth during the course of treatment. Fabrication of thermoplastic bleaching trays directly in the mouth over the braces without impressions affords a reasonable technique for the multiple trays required during the orthodontic changes.

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