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Brown Stain On Tooth
Brown dot: If you can brush or scrape it off, it's stain. If you can't, then you can't tell. You will need to see a dentist to determine what it is. ...Read more
Is there anyway to fix caries stains? I have a brown carie stain on my front tooth that I really want to get rid of. Will it go away with teeth bleaching? Can I do it at home? Thanks
Caries: If you really want to get rid of caries you need to see a dentist for treatment. The on, y way to fix caries, cavities with by having the decay removed and the tooth restored. This will look like your natural tooth. Without treating this will get bigger, look worse, be more painful. ...Read more
What is meant by "professional prophylaxis " to treat tooth discoloration. My teeth are cleaned every 6 months but brown stain remains.?
Early stages of baby bottle tooth decay? My son, who is almost two, has light brown stains on his front top four teeth. Could this be a sign of baby bottle tooth decay or something else? Is it something I should worry about? .
Yes, yes, yes!: Yes there is "baby bottle syndrome" and yes if you've allowed your baby to fall asleep with a bottle and/or not started regular dental care the brown spots on the upper front teeth of your child could be decay! And yes...This is something to be concerned about for dental and overall health! See a pedodontist or dentist asap. ...Read more
Brown stains?: Probably from inadequate tooth brushing. If you smoke and drink coffee and tea, it's probably a strong contributing factor. Your own dentist can examine you and give you a better evaluation. ...Read more
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I have dark brown stains and they seem to be spreading on the inner side of my teeth. Is this a serious condition that need to be solved instantly?
Instantly, no: You can wait to see your dentist to have the stains removed. ...Read more
See dentist: Could be stain or cavities. Can't tell on computer. If stain, your dentist can clean off the stain. If cavities, get them fixed before infection spreads. Please call your dentist now. ...Read more
See dentist ASAP: Probably cavities from not cleaning between teeth (floss). Need to see dentist asap because the brown stain and aching teeth are telling you that you have an infection. It will not go away by itself. Just get worse with time. Please pick up the phone and cal your dentist now, before this becomes a mind-blowing acutely painful problem. ...Read more
See a dentist: Have a good dental cleaning to help remove some of the stains and then have professional grade bleaching of your teeth. Good luck. ...Read more
My 6 year old daughter has brown stains on her teeth, what should I do to make her teeth white again?
My teeth has stains and looks like there are rottining what can I use to help brown teeth, blacl at the bottom of my gum
I: I am so sorry that the only answer I can give you is to go and see your dentist. It is impossible to diagnose over the internet without a proper examination and x rays. ...Read more
How can I tell the difference between teeth staining and beginning of cavities or superficial cavities?? It's on molars like a brownish line..
Visit a Dentist: After examination and X-rays, your dentist can tell if you have any cavities. ...Read more
What is wrong with my teeth?! They are stained, chipping, have brown marks in between some, 1 feels slightly loose, gums are red & very receded. Help!
My child burps alot. His teeth are staining brown badly. He cant eat spicy, oily foods. He is7yr old. Is it related to acidity? Wat test shal I ask my doc.?
I have dark brown stains and they seem to be spreading on the inner side of my teeth. Will a dental treatment hurt in my case if I go to a dentist?
See your dentist: These stains can come from poor oral hygiene, tobacco, pigmented food, sauces and colored liquids. See your dentist for assessment and cleaning. ...Read more
Hi, I have braces and in between and around where they are glued to my teeth there are small brown marks, brushing isn't helping, should I be worried or is it just a stain?
See DDS: Have your dentist evaluate. Optimum hygiene is imperative while undergoing orthodontic therapy. If needed, the dentist may ask for the brackets to be removed for further intervention. After the orthodontic treatment is finished, you may be a candidate for deep bleaching, if the area is deemed hypocalcified or stained. ...Read more
I want to properly use mouthwash to kill bacteria thru the night but I do not want any brown staining on my teeth. What wash rinse product to rely on?
Mouthwash: Brushing, flossing, and use of a proxy-brush is the best routine for maintaining a healthy mouth. Use of mouthwash is not effective in removing bacterial deposits, although they can be helpful in preventing excessive growth. Salt water, a mild hydrogen peroxide solution, and baking soda may be just as effective as any store bought mouthwash. Concentrate on mechanical debridement. ...Read more
I floss & brush every day, don't drink tea coffee cola etc, but have brown stains IN BETWEEN my teeth! (The 8 in the front) how can I get rid of this?
Stained front teeth on two year old? My two year old son has these brown spots on his front teeth that the dentist said should go away naturally. We brush his teeth every day, and he doesn't get much sugar. Is this anything to worry about? Is our dentist
Need photo/exam: Without them it's hard to tell. Could be several things including mild to moderate fluorosis, early to moderate tooth decay (how about a bottle in bed? Or a sippy cup of almost anything other than water? Including milk!). Can seek 2nd opinion or referral to specialist if not confident of dentist's opinion. Careful not to "trust" the answer you "like" best. Just use common sense. ...Read more
Stained brown spots on baby teeth? Our five year old son seems to have these faint brown spots on some of his teeth. We don't let him drink soda or have much sugar, so I'm not sure what they might be. Should we go to the dentist? .
Could be...: Could be from either you your child taking tetracycline while teeth forming (they start to form before birth). Could be cavities. Could be from the pigments in the foods he eats. Could be from his vitamins. Could be from the excess levels of Fluoride in the rocky mountain area. Could be from the pigment-producing bacteria that live in our mouths. Absolutely, have your dentist check this out. ...Read more
Brown staining on teeth, frequent burps, 2wks bak mid sternal pain, throats pain post nasal drip, can this be acid reflux? Wat tests? Doc gav antiallergy
Depends on what has caused the stain and where it is. If it is a surface stain, it can probably be removed by a dental cleaning. If it is an intrinsic stain, meaning the stain is within the tooth structure, it might be able to be lightened with tooth whitening.
It is also possible that it is not stain, but decay.
Your should have it evaluated by your dentist who will suggest the proper treatment. ...Read more
Polish it.: Cleaning alone may not be the answer. If it has a restoration, it needs to be polished, and if it does not have a restoration, it may still need to be polished. Sometimes rough enamel will stain. The dentist needs to take polishing discs and rubber wheels to polish the enamel. The sonocare toothbrush may also help prevent stains. ...Read more
Maybe a cavity: This may be the beginning of a cavity. The dark spot could be enamel which has begun to break down and soften. You should see your dentist as soon as possible to rule out any type of decay process. It could also just be staining on your teeth. However, only a dentist can distinguish between the two. Get an appointment soon! ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by her doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to her, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
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