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A 37-year-old member asked:

how can i get rid of the white spots on my teeth?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
A dentist can: See a dentist to discuss the methods available to remove those white spots.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
White spots: White spots are caused by irregularities of the enamel rods reflecting light unevenly, or by ares where calcium has been etched out of the tooth surface because of compromised oral hygiene. In either case your Dentist has a variety of restorative solutions available to help you.

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How can I further prevent the decay of my teeth?

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See dentist and...: Seeing a dentist 2-3 times a year, brushing and flossing well, not drinking sugared nor acidic drinks, not smoking, keeping healthy gums, using Fluoride if needed, etc... Will keep teeth healthy. Saliva is needed, so conditions that decrease saliva need treatment.
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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.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have spots of white on my 2 upper front teeth, any way to get rid of this without buying some kit or anything?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
No: There is no magic wand or home remedy currently available. If you do want to see exactly what is causing it and what can be done to remove or repair it, see a dentist, which is something you should be doing on a regular basis anyway.

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