A female asked:
Brown spots on back of teeth for few months now. i don't drink tea/coffee/coke. wear clear retainer nightly, brush/floss daily. no pain. help?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Thaleranswered
Prosthodontics 43 years experience
Calculus ?: If the spots are behind your front teeth then it is likely calculus formations. See your Dentist for evaluation and your hygienist for professional cleaning. Ask for strategies to help prevent the calculus (tartar) buildup in the future. Some form it much faster than others. If not calculus, then can be demineralization/decay. Same plan. Good Luck.
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Dr. Arnold Malermananswered
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Possibilities: Can be cavities, stain, calculus (tarter), residual cement, or other causes. See your specialist Orthodontist or your General Dentist to examine the brown spots and to recommend appropriate treatment.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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