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A 31-year-old male asked:

Pls suggest how i can whiten my yellow teeth in home....it is caused due to large consumption of tea and coffee.

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
A Verified Doctoranswered
Dentistry 37 years experience
White strips: No matter what you do your teeth will continue to stain if you keep drinking so much coffee and tea. So you need to change this. Using white strips at home will help lighten your teeth but is will take time. For greater results you need to see a dentist.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Yellow teeth: Can be caused by external stain such as with coffee, tea and smoking as well as internal coloration. Start by seeing your dentist for a thorough check-up and professional cleaning. Then discuss how best to whiten your teeth. There are many methods and many factors that go into determining what would be best for your specific situation. Get the facts first.
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Last updated Jun 8, 2016


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