Conservative esthetic treatment of a discoloured calcified permanent tooth: five-year clinical evaluation
Objective: Pulp calcification can compromise toothcolor and negatively affect esthetics. Definitivetreatment for discolored anterior teeth withcalcification is usually provided by endodontictreatment with the use of internal and externalbleaching agents, as necessary. This article presentsthe conservative management of a vital tooth withan obliterated pulp chamber that led to changes intooth color. The benefits and limitations of the use ofin-office and home supervised bleaching techniquesare discussed.
Tooth bleaching; Dental pulp calcification.