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A 42-year-old member asked:

my teeth are a little yellow and also have small white spots on them. what will help get rid of the spots ?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
I recommend you: See a dentist to have this evaluated. White spots could be enamel hypocalcification, decalcification or actual cavities. The diagnosis will determine the method of treatment.

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