In-office, Home and Non Vital Bleaching: Myths and Reality. Live treatment demonstration
Hands-on Courses
02 Jul 2020, 14:00 – 18:00 Online Live Event Area of interest: General Dentistry, Orthodontics

The course will present beside the necessary theoretical knowledge a live treatment demonstration with real patients.

Course Outline

The course will start with a lecture that will cover the biological backround necessary to perform an appropriate bleaching process. The classification of stains will be discussed in order to understand treatment possibilities and limitations. Different materials, presentations and methods will be presented. The use of light, heat and other tricks will be discussed.

After the break, the differences and similarities between in-office and home bleaching will be discovered. When to do which technique is going to be adviced. How and when to make intracameral bleaching is also going to be presented.

Afterwards, several clinical cases will be presented showing how to make the process step by step. Then a live demonstration will be done in models and with several real patients.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the biological principles of bleaching
  2. Understand how the chemical process occur.
  3. Understand the possibilities and limitations of the process.
  4. Isolate the gingiva, mix and apply the gel
  5. Explain the patients all aspects related to the process in an understandable way


14:00 – 15:30
  • Biological backround
  • Chemical components
  • Classification of stains
  • Description of the process
  • Possibilities and limitations
  • Techniques
  • How to explain the patients
  • How to avoid pain
15:30 – 15:45
Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:45
Lecture and interactive session
  • External bleaching and internal bleaching
  • Differences and similarities
  • Contraindications
  • The use of light and heat
  • Brands and presentations
  • In-office vs home bleaching
16:45 – 18:00
Live demo with several patients to show all techniques