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Linda Greenwell, DDS

Saturday, October 20

White, Whiter, Whitest: Current Concepts for Predictable Advanced Tooth Whitening 2018

Lecture Description: 

This Lecture will discuss the Current Tooth Whitening Techniques in Aesthetic Dentistry focussing on new whitening innovations for 2018. It will describe the classi cation of bleaching techniques, predicable treatment planning for the tooth whitening programmes, new whitening materials and ve percent carbamide peroxide, management of bleaching related tooth sensitivity and discuss how to obtain successful outcomes. The concept of why tooth whitening is the practice of dentistry and not for whitening kioskswillbediscussed. Howtooth whitening is incorporated to all aspects of dentistry- before, during and for maintenance. The question of how white is white enough will be discussed as well as issues related to bleachorexia. A four step model of whitening, microabrasion, resin in ltration and composite bonding will be discussed.


• To provide the delegates with an in depth current knowledge of Tooth Whitening and Dental Bleaching as it relates to achieving successful bleaching for 2018
• Have the current knowledge and an understanding of the scienti c basis of bleaching
• Have a detailed knowledge of all dental bleaching techniques
• Be able to understand why patients get sensitivity and how to treat whitening related sensitivity.

About presenter: 

Dr. Linda Greenwall is a Specialist in Restor- ative Dentistry and Prosthodontics. She is the founder of a Specialist Multidisciplinary Pri- vate practice in Hampstead, London, where she works with a specialist team. She is a past Chair for the Alpha Omega Society (2012/13), past chair of the British Dental Bleaching So- ciety, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Aesthetic Dentistry Today, and is Past President of the London Metropolitan Branch of the British Dental Association (2015/2016). In March 2016 she was awarded the FMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dentistry.

Her first book, Bleaching Techniques in Restor- ative Dentistry, won the award for Best New Dental Book in 2001 – the second edition of this book, Tooth Whitening Techniques, was published in May 2017. Her book Success Strategies for the Aesthetic Dental Practice was published by Quintessence in 2011. She has authored many papers for scientific journals. In June 2017 she was honoured by the Queen in the birthday honours to receive the British Empire Medal for her Service to Dentistry in the UK and Abroad. The medal ceremony was held on 17 November 2017 at the Tower of London.