Tooth Bleaching Agents

Publication Title: 
Journal of Dentistry

OBJECTIVES: This double-blind randomized clinical trial aimed to evaluate the whitening effect of two at-home tooth bleaching agents and the effect of dietary habits after 2 years. The patients' view about bleaching longevity was also investigated. METHODS: Ninety-two subjects with mean shade of C1 or darker for the six maxillary anterior teeth were randomized into two groups (n=46) according to the carbamide peroxide (CP) concentration: 10% (CP10) or 16% (CP16). The treatment was performed using the whitening agent in a tray for 2h/day during 3 weeks.

Author(s): 
Meireles, S. S.
Santos, I. S.
Bona, A. Della
Demarco, F. F.
Publication Title: 
American Journal of Dentistry

PURPOSE: To compare, with a double-blind, randomized, parallel-design clinical study, the hypersensitivity efficacy of a new Pro-Argin formula dentifrice containing 8.0% arginine, a high cleaning calcium carbonate system and 1450 ppm fluoride to a previously validated Pro-Argin formula dentifrice containing 8.0% arginine, calcium carbonate and 1450 ppm fluoride, and to a control toothpaste containing calcium carbonate and 1450 ppm fluoride, instantly after a single direct topical self-application using a fingertip, and after subsequent brushing for 3 days.

Author(s): 
Fu, Yingying
Li, Xue
Que, Kehua
Wang, Menghong
Hu, Deyu
Mateo, Lus R.
DeVizio, William
Zhang, Yun Po
Publication Title: 
American Journal of Dentistry

PURPOSE: To present the results of an 8-week dentin hypersensitivity clinical study in which the efficacy of a new Pro-Argin formula toothpaste, with gentle whitening benefits, containing 8.0% arginine, a high cleaning calcium carbonate system, and 1450 ppm fluoride as sodium monofluorophosphate (MFP) was compared to that of a commercial Pro-Argin formula toothpaste containing 8.0% arginine, calcium carbonate, and 1450 ppm fluoride as MFP and a negative control toothpaste containing calcium carbonate and 1450 ppm fluoride as MFP.

Author(s): 
Que, Kehua
Fu, Yingying
Lin, Lin
Hu, Deyu
Zhang, Yun Po
Panagakos, Fotinos S.
DeVizio, William
Mateo, Luis R.
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