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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Unit of measurment for the whitness of teeth
What is the unit of measurement for the whiteness of teeth?
In dentistry, a common unit of measure is a "Vita shade guide". They use measures starting with A1 as the whitest and then it goes A2, A3, B1, B2 etc.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University