What’s new for the clinician – summaries of recently published papers (March 2023)


  • V Yengopal Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape,


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In a world of increasing emphasis on aesthetics and beauty, the tooth form, colour and appearance has taken on significant importance in the overall makeover that many patients seek as part of their quest for beauty and youthfulness. Common concerns among many patients relate to the appearance and colour of their teeth. This dissatisfaction has led to an increased desire for treatments that improve dental aesthetics, including tooth bleaching, which is a conservative and viable option for attaining a patient’s desired smile when tooth integrity is acceptable.1


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Pereira R, Silveira J, Dias S, Cardoso A, Mata A, Marques D. Bleaching efficacy and quality of life of different bleaching techniques—randomized controlled trial. Clinical Oral Investigations. 2022 Aug 17:1-1.

. Çakır Kılınç NN, Demirbuga S. The influence of different placement techniques on the clinical success of bulk-fill resin composites placed in Class II cavities: a 4-year randomized controlled clinical study. Clinical Oral Investigations. 2022 Oct 12:1-7.




How to Cite

Yengopal, V. (2023). What’s new for the clinician – summaries of recently published papers (March 2023). South African Dental Journal, 78(02), 101–104. Retrieved from https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/sadj/article/view/16143



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