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Tea stains teeth

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry 23 years experience
Is the tea dark?: Teas can sometimes stain teeth, yes.
Dr. David Padula
Dentistry 34 years experience
Most teas do: Not sure exactly but most teas do stain. The darker teas like tend to do more so.
Dr. Michael Dagostino
Dentistry 40 years experience
Tea stains teeth: Almost all tea stains teeth, they contain tannin which is responsible for much of the staining.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 27 years experience
Baking soda: Is a gentle dentifrice that works very well, and you probably already have a box in your fridge! if that doesn't work, consider a professional cleani... Read More
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Hydrogen Peroxide: The active ingredient in all teeth whitening products is hydrogen peroxide. All otc whitening products have 5% hydrogen peroxide or less. I recommend ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
Discoloration: Tea stained teeth are temporary discoloration that can be taken cared of by the dentist. Unlike staining caused by some drugs like tetracycline amon... Read More
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Electric toothbrush: Very effective way to clean stains because it does a better job of cleaning off plaque/tartar than a manual toothbrush.Rinse mouth w water after drink... Read More
Dr. Alice Urbankova
Cosmetic Dentistry 17 years experience
Professional whiteni: You will probably need professional teeth whitenings, may take few sessions together with at home teeth whitening.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
None: Stains are on the surface of your teeth.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Shih
Dentistry 18 years experience
Abrasive: If the staining is on the surface of the teeth they may be removed using a "medium" or "hard" toothbrush with a "whitening " toothpaste. The abrasive ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Green tea: If it is mixed with black tea, yes it will stain it, i suggest you try herbal infusions they should be fine.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
White strips: Teeth whitening strips are very good at bleaching stains.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Brush right after: Tea and coffee tend to stain teeth fairly quickly. The only way to limit this is to brush and floss as soon as possible after having that cup of tea.... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
White strips/dentist: Teeth whitening strips are very good at bleaching stains. But you might want to get a good professional cleaning first.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry 13 years experience
Green & White: Generally speaking, the darker the tea, the more it will stain. That said, green tea or the less common white teas will be the least harmful to a pear... Read More

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