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Chalky White Teeth Patches
Decalcification: This sounds like decalcification or demineralization. It is the end result of poor cleaning of the tooth adjacent to the gum tissue. If it is decal, this is the first stage of enamel breakdown and cavity formation. Get to a Dentist as soon as you can to have this evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See dentist: It is possible that a new medication you are taking or new food you're eating is causing this, if it is something you are only recently noticing. However, it could be plaque or the need of a professional cleaning, if it has been a while. Talk to your dentist or hygienist and know the meds you are taking so that it can be discussed as to what may be the cause. ...Read more
Not uncommon : This can happen when the lightening gel hits your gums. It will be sore for a day or two. Be careful when applying the gel, make sure you wipe off the excess gel to prevent this for happening in the future. ...Read more
See a dentist: See a dentist to determine what the white patches are and what treatment would be indicated, if any. We can't determine what they are over the internet, especially sight unseen. ...Read more
Fluorosis : Many things can influence the formation of a tooth. A baby tooth with a cavity can cause damage to the permanent tooth underneath. Braces can cause decalcifiaction under the bracket or band. Trauma to the area during development. Or too much or not enough flouride can cause mottling in the enamel layer. The white patch may be an area where the enamel layer is thicker. Let the dentist look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do I do if i keep getting a sort of chalky, furry feeling on the surface of my teeth if i don't brush my teeth?
I have a white patch under my tung and behind my lower teeth. It has been very painful for about 5 days now. I chew 1/2 can of tobacco a day?
My teeth are normally white it's like white patches on my teeth. Like the top is white but the bottom is yellow very noticeable how do I fix it?
Dentist: Go to your dentist to get a professional clean and treatment. ...Read more
I have transparent and white patches on the ends of my front two teeth after having my braces removed. Is there a solution to get them back to normal?
Possible: Possible. See DDS for assessment/recommendations.Get a more detailed answer ›