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Minerva Stomatologica 2011 April;60(4):167-78

Copyright © 2011 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English, Italian

Laser application in tooth bleaching: an update review

Mohammadi Z. 1, Palazzi F. 2, Giardino L. 3

1 Department of Endodontics, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Iranian Center for Endodontic Research (ICER), Tehran, Iran; 2 Department of Odontostomatological and Maxillofacial Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy; 3 Private Practicioner, Crotone, Italy


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Since the development of laser, a variety of potential applications for lasers in endodontics such as pulp diagnosis, disinfection of the root canal system, canal shaping, obturation of the root canal, apicoectomy, treatment of dentin hypersensitivity, and tooth bleaching have been proposed. The aim of this paper was to review the benefits and drawbacks of laser tooth bleaching.

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