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VOLUME 4 NO. 1 , 2020

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Dental Bleaching, Microabrasion, And Resin Infiltration: Case Report Of Minimally Invasive Treatment Of Enamel Hypoplasia
Adriana Oliveira / Lázaro Teles Felinto / Luciana Fávaro Francisconi-dos-Rios / Gisele Pedroso Moi /

Dental Bleaching, Microabrasion, And Resin Infiltration: Case Report Of Minimally Invasive Treatment Of Enamel Hypoplasia

Enamel hypoplasia occurs because of a defect in formation ofthe organic matrix during the development of tooth enamel. Minimally invasiveprocedures of the slightly altered enamel contribute to a greater longevity ofteeth and prevent them from relapsing into the repetitive restorative cycle.This case history report aimed to show a sequential technique of minimallyinvasive procedures for esthetic resolution in anterior teeth. Prior tomicroabrasion, anterior teeth were bleached in office with 37% hydrogenperoxide. Afterwards, hypoplastic spots on the buccal incisal thirds of themaxillary central incisors were treated with two sessions of microabrasionusing phosphoric acid and pumice stone and one session using resin infiltrant.Besides a slight remaining white spot on tooth 21, the masking of spots wasdone with this sequence of treatments, re-establishing color harmony. Spotdepth, diagnosis, and the most relevant treatment choice determined the clinicalsuccess.