Amalia Mazilu's research while affiliated with Universitatea Tehnica Cluj-Napoca and other places

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The growing interest in the appearance and color of teeth has led to the emergence of a wide range of teeth whitening methods, both in dental offices and in patients’ homes. Concerns about the possible side effects or toxic effects of peroxide-based whitening gels leads to the identification of alternative whitening methods, based on natural compou...


... When the concentration increased to 0.1%, the decolorization effect was visible to the naked eye. The current research shows that some natural compounds such as ficin, papain and bromelain are widely used at dental bleaching due to their anti-infammatory, antithrombotic and immunomodulatory effects (Mazilu et al., 2021). However, whether ficin can be introduced into whitening products requires further microscopic assessments and clinical trials. ...