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Dr. Marta Milejczyk
86 doctors shared insights

Discolored Teeth (Overview)

See your dentist for a clinical examination to determine if the discoloration is extrinsic or intrinsic. You may need a simple hygiene appointment if the stains can be easily removed or you may be a candidate for bleaching or laminates, speak with your dentist for a definitive answer for your particular situation.


Dr. Marta Milejczyk
86 doctors shared insights

Discolored Teeth (Overview)

See your dentist for a clinical examination to determine if the discoloration is extrinsic or intrinsic. You may need a simple hygiene appointment if the stains can be easily removed or you may be a candidate for bleaching or laminates, speak with your dentist for a definitive answer for your particular situation.


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Can discolored teeth be painted into a normal color?

Can discolored teeth be painted into a normal color?

No: Only on a photo or with photoshop. Unfortunately not. Teeth can be discolored for various reasons-stain, damaged nerve, ttetracyline staining, individual variations, thinning enamel and age, just to mention some of the more common causes. There are ways to improve the esthetics- tooth whitening, bonding, laminates, crowns or a good cleaning. See a dentist for a personal consultation. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation
once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain the teeth or if they are impacted
once
Take NSAIDs if you experience pain or swelling from the wisdom teeth
daily
Rinse with warm salt water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth.
daily
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What is the treatment for discolored teeth?

What is the treatment for discolored teeth?

TWO Treatments: You can either whiten your teeth with either professional whitening or over the counter or have your dentist tell you about porcelain or composite veneers! ...Read more

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How can you fix stained/discolored teeth inexpensively safely?

How can you fix stained/discolored teeth inexpensively safely?

See a Dentist: Often home remedies cause much more harm than improvement. Your dentist can evaluate the stain/discoloration & determine if can be safely lightened, or determine if it is decay that needs to be treated to prevent deepening, if left untreated, decay will dramatically increase in size, causing pain & need for root canal treatment. Even if you are on a budget, your dentist can help you. ...Read more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Checklist)

See an orthodontist
Once
See a dentist trained In cosmetic dentistry
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How to brush with braces and avoid discolored teeth?

How to brush with braces and avoid discolored teeth?

Ortho phosphoric aci: Superphosphozyme by biotics will whiten teeth. Use a qtip with few drops use on teeth and rinse off using water with little baking soda to remove any acid (or just rinse thoroughly). ...Read more

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Is getting veneers a good solution to discolored teeth?

Is getting veneers a good solution to discolored teeth?

Maybe : Try power bleaching first. If you don't get the result you want, they will still be brighter which will make it easier to get a bright result with veneers. ...Read more

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How can you fix discolored teeth?

Many solutions: Discolored teeth can be fixed by any number of techniques. Whitening is an option as is composite or porcelain veneers. Crowns may also be placed depending on other circumstances in mouth. ...Read more

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What can be done for discolored teeth?

What can be done for discolored teeth?

Treatment options: to whiten teeth can vary depending on the cause of the discoloration. Professional teeth whitening is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel. Porcelain veneers is another option. Se your dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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