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Microabrasion in Aesthetic Management of Dental Fluorosis Stains

Clinical cases
Case report N°1

A 22- year old girl looked for dental therapy to remove and/or minimize the noticeable brown/yellow staining on the buccal surfaces (incisal third) of her teeth (11 and 21).

Diagnosis: Mild fluorosis staining determined by using Dean’s Fluorosis Index (Table 1). A treatment plan (minimally invasive) was presented to the patient: Microabrasion of the superficial enamel with Opalustre (Ultradent).

Case report N°2

A 25- year old girl looked for cosmetic treatment for her teeth that presented white and brown stains.

Diagnosis: Mild fluorosis staining referring to Dean’s Fluorosis Index (Table 1). Treatment proposed: Enamel Microabrasion technique with Whiteness RM (FGM).
Case report N°3

A 30- year old girl consulted with a chief complaint about the appearance of her front teeth that present white and brown stains.

Diagnosis: Mild fluorosis staining referring to Dean’s Fluorosis Index (Table 1). The treatment plan presented to the patient included enamel Microabrasion by means of Whiteness RM (FGM).
Conclusion

The results of our clinical cases suffering from mild dental fluorosis treated with only microabrasion procedure showed improvement in appearance of discolored teeth and patient‘s satisfaction.