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does nicotine stain your teeth

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Immediately: Nicotine and tars begin accumulating on your teeth immediately. It's a gradual process, getting worse with time. Smoke if you want yellow teeth, lun ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Stained teeth: Treatment will vary depending on the cause of the discoloration/staining. Proper brushing with appropriate toothpaste/gel with flossing. In-office or ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
12 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Stains can simply need to be polished or scaled with a cleaning, it can be a sign that fillings are breaking down and getting new cavities, or whiteni ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
Worse: Dark sodas can stain teeth, but sodas contain sugar and have a high acid content. These things can soften the enamel on your teeth which may appear f ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
18 years experience Dentistry
Can stain: If has thymol and eucalyptol ingredients can cause yello staining of teeth...
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Remove stains: And it does not always work well.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
31 years experience Dentistry
Whiten no, : Baking soda a good tooth cleaner since it is mildly abrasive enough to keep stain at bay without damaging enamel. However, baking soda will not change ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Cigarette tar can stain teeth yellow, brown or even black. Dental cleanings can remove this very well, but in some instances, it is difficult to remov ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No, but........: Smoking does not make your teeth shift. However, over time, it might contribute to periodontal (gum) disease which eventually will cause bone loss, lo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Stains and ... : Stains them and is generally unhealthy for the mouth and the teeth.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
19 years experience Dentistry
Only growing teeth.: Tetracycline gets incorporated into the tooth structure of teeth that are still forming. That includes unborn babies, teenagers, and all ages in betwe ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: Teeth are porous and stains from coffee, tea, red wine, grape juice etc. Enters these porosities and over several years cause your teeth to look darke ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Scharf
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
In : In office light (laser or uv) activated tooth whitening does not cause damage to the teeth or gums in the hands of a competent clinician. You may exp ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
They can: But that is usually not part of the orthodontic treatment plan and will incur an additional fee. Talk to your orthodontist.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Type?: If the mouthwash is chlorhexidine, staining of fillings and sometimes teeth can occur.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
No: Keeping your teeth clean is the key to not having issues later when the braces come off. Baking soda is good for managing gum issues but it lacks Fluo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: It doesn't.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
18 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: it shouldn't but i suppose anything is possible.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
48 years experience Prosthodontics
Try your dentist!: Coffee and nicotine stains can be scrubbed off but you have to be careful not to abrade the denture's smooth surface. We use an acid rinse in an ultr ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison Han
19 years experience Dentistry
No: 1) Central and lateral incisors are whiter than cuspids. 2) Edge of incisors appear dark because of translucency. 3) Usually gingival 1/3 (near gu ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You are removing the top layer of enamel, making the teeth more sensitive.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Both will stain: Both will stain teeth, but the answer to which will stain more will vary from person to person. Each mouth reacts differently . The make up of salvia ... Read More
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