A 17-year-old female asked:
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how to get rid of dental fluorosis? i lost my confidence because of it. hopefully, you can help me. thank you.

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
Deep bleaching: Need to clinically see to ascertain treatment. You may be able to try a deep bleaching technique first, which is dental supervised to achieve the desired results.
Answered on Jun 6, 2015
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Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
It can take a long time to lessen the effects of fluorosis, as this is internal discoloration. Use a high powered whitening gel every day for six months and see how you do. You could always treat with restorations but being conservative is always a good start. I have seen it work and it's amazing!
May 9, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Dental Options: 1. Abrasion and whitenings for a mild fluorosis. 2. Composite Bonding is for a moderate fluorosis. 3. Dental Veneers are for severe fluorosis. See your dentist for your individual needs.
Answered on Oct 29, 2015
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Fluorosis: Discoloration and pitting of enamel due to excessive levels of fluoride during the first 3-4 years of life can be esthetically treated. There are numerous restorative techniques available to address this issue. Please seek care with the most talented Restorative dentist in your area. Ask family, friends, co-workers for recommendations. Avoid "bargain" care.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017

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