Aim: This study aims to evaluate the color change in enamel bleached with herbal bleaching agents using a spectrophotometer.
Materials and methods: Baseline color values of 40 randomly selected artificially stained premolars were obtained. The specimens were randomly divided into four groups of 10 teeth each. Group 1 (n-10)-Musa sapientum, group 2–citrus sinensis, group 3–citrus limon, control group 4 to 35% hydrogen peroxide. The color difference was examined using spectrophotometer
Results: All the agents that have been tested showed a significant color change since ÄE is more than 3.3, of which Musa sapientum gives the best result as compared to citrous groups.
Statistical analysis: The results were statistically analyzed using the Mann–Whitney test.
Conclusion: Within the limitations of this study, Musa sapientum whitens the teeth better than citrus sinensis and citrus limon but lesser than hydrogen peroxide.
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