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What is the best treatment for dental fluorosis?

What is the best treatment for dental fluorosis?

Options: Depending on severity you can bleach your teeth or you can have restorations placed from fillings to crowns and veneers. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Fluorosis (Definition)

Fluorosis is caused by an excessive intake of fluorine in drinking water, which may result in the mottling of ...Read more


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With treated or untreated dental fluorosis. How effective are the treatment options for fluorosis?

Enamel fluorosis. : Enamel fluorosis can manifest itself as mild whitish spots, to more severe brown-yellowish pitting and staining of the teeth. The milder forms often times can be rubbed out via mild pastes that we apply to the teeth. Unforunately the more severe forms generally require a type of bonding or crown restoration. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for dental fluorosis?

Dental Fluorosis: Depending upon the depth, extent and color of the fluorosis, enamel microabrasion, tooth whitening, composite bonding, veneers or in the worst case scenario, ceramic crowns can restore your teeth to their natural beauty. Often a combination of methods is used. Discuss your options with a dentist knowledgeable about all these methods. ...Read more

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What are alternative treatments or remedies for dental fluorosis?

What are alternative treatments or remedies for dental fluorosis?

Options: Bleaching or veneers. I would try bleaching first. It takes time to see results depending on how bad the stain is however it is less expensive than veneers and easier to maintain. ...Read more

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Is there any way to disguise dental fluorosis?

Can reduce them: If there are very superficial then they can be removed with a handpiece, if they are deeper then there is a techniques where they can be removed with certain procedures scrubbing the stains,,, if that does not work, then bonding can be done to cover up the stains ...Read more

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Could you have dental fluorosis and if you do?

Dental fluorosis: Fluoride is important for cavity prevention, but too much fluoride can cause dental fluorosis. The majority of dental fluorosis is mild and appears as white spots and no treatment is needed. See your dentist for evaluation and professional opinion. ...Read more

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I have dental fluorosis and was wondering what do I do?

Dental fluorosis : is a change in the appearance of the tooth's enamel caused by overexposure to fluoride. In most cases, fluorosis is so mild that no treatment is needed. There are many dental treatments available. See a dentist for evaluation and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Dental fluorosis and braces what should I do?

Dental fluorosis and braces what should I do?

No correlation: What is your concern. The orthodontist may have an issue with bonding brackets do he would have to band your teeth. But with the bonding products out there today it should not be an issue. But i'm not sure what your concern is. ...Read more

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Is water pollution a cause for dental fluorosis?

Is water pollution a cause for dental fluorosis?

No: In agreement with dr stoval. It is abnormally high natural flouride concentrations in the drinking water, ingested for a long time, that cause flourosis. ...Read more

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How common is dental fluorosis?

Pretty Common: Most communities in major metropolitan areas fluoridate their water, a good thing. But unknowing parents sometimes supplement childrens diet with Fluoride vitamins. Too much Fluoride in the developing child can produce mottling of the teeth producing a chalky white appearance. ...Read more

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