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I have brown teeth. How can I make them white?

I have brown teeth. How can I make them white?

External vs internal: The question that needs to be asked is what caused the teeth to be brown. If they've always been brown since childhood, it's possible you have a syndrome, fluorosis (too much fluoride), or enamel deficiency. If they've become more brown w/ age, some enamel may be wearing thin, exposing the dentin (which is the layer immediately underneath). Dentin is naturally darker. Reduce dark colored drinks. ...Read more

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Brown Teeth (Definition)

Brown discoloration of the teeth may be seen in people with poor hygiene as plaques and stains buildup on the enamel of the teeth, or the discoloration can be due ...Read more


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What is the cause of brown teeth?

What is the cause of brown teeth?

Many factors: Brown teeth can be the result of many factors, including your diet, too much Fluoride in your water source when you were younger, and decay. If the color seems to be on the outside of the teeth, it could be from drinking tea or coffee, smoking and other dark foods and should be easily bleached out. However, darkness inside, or "intrinsic", can be from the dentin color and isn't easily lightened. ...Read more

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Why would a kid be born with brown teeth?

Why would a kid be born with brown teeth?

Diff reasons: A baby's teeth can come in looking brown for a few different reasons: if the mother was taking certain medications during pregnancy (such as Tetracycline), or if she had a fever during the time when baby's teeth were developing in the womb. ...Read more

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What are ways to make brown teeth whiter?

What are ways to make brown teeth whiter?

Many methods: It depends upon how dark the teeth are, and whether it is from external or internal staining or both. Methods include professional cleaning, tooth whitening, laminates and all porcelain crowns. See a dentist to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Please I have a brown teeth.How can I make it white without eroding enamel?

Please I have a brown teeth.How can I make it white without eroding enamel?

Few Options: Unfortunately with brown teeth which are usually due to antibiotic staining at the time when these teeth were developing or just genetic shade of the teeth nothing really works very well except getting veneers done. And veneers will require some shaving of the enamel before placing the final restorations. ...Read more

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Please I have a brown teeth from years of tea stains.How can I make it white?

Please I have a brown teeth from years of tea stains.How can I make it white?

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

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The cheapest way to clean brown teeth without going to the dentist?

The cheapest way to clean brown teeth without going to the dentist?

Prophylaxis : Please get a consult with a dentist before you consider any whitening proceedure . You could cause harm to your teeth and gums if you have decay or gum inflammation. Keep in mind that coffee, tea, red sauce., red wine etc all cause stain on teeth. ...Read more

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