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Front Teeth Transparent
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See dentist: Your dentist may be able to tell you why this is occurring. It may be sure to over whitening your teeth or from grinding and clenching your teeth. If it is due to over whitening, you need to stop. See your dentist. ...Read more
Why do the edges of my front teeth become transparent? The transpaent part has occupied alomst 1/2 of one of my teeth. Is it normal?
Transparent teeth: Wear or erosion can cause teeth to appear most transparent because they are thinner. This allows the light to pass thru the tooth instead of being reflected back. Wear or erosion can be caused by acids in your drinks and diet, grinding, or bite problems. See a dentist about this to prevent worsening of this and for treatment options. ...Read more
Why are my front teeth turning transparent? They have been slowly changing over years from the bottom and it's moving upwards.
Enamel wearing thin: As we age your enamel wears down. And....One area that thins is the enamel on the front teeth. Enamel is a crystalline structure and when it thins like you are talking they appear translucent. If it bothers you. Have your dentist smooth them out or if there is enough to fill then do so. ...Read more
What is it when the tip of two front teeth turn somewhat transparent? My teeth r kinda transparent near the tips. No idea since when. Why's that?
Thin enamel: You may be grinding your teeth. If so, the edge of the enamel on the lingual surfaces of the teeth in question may have been worn thin, making the teeth look even more transparent in that area. Let a local dentist take a look and advise if any treatment is indicated, including a bruxism guard. ...Read more
Transparent teeth: That depends upon the cause. For example, if due to lingual erosions? Yes. If just a variation of shading? No. See your dentist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
My two front teeth enamels are becoming clear. I can see the white teeth from outside. What is the cause?
Have DDS evaluate: All teeth have natural translucency, have the dentist evaluate for possible grinding or need for bleaching or veneers. ...Read more
My four front teeth (2 on top, 2 on bottom) are transparent on the edge. Would a pronamel toothpaste be enough to get ridof that? What is the recommended treatment?
No: Incisal transparency\translucency is normal and varies from individual to individual and from tooth to tooth. Wearing down of these edges or tooth erosion may sometimes increase the transparency. I recommend that you discuss this issue with your own dentist to see what, if anything, can be done to satisfy your wishes. ...Read more
Two upper front teeth are always tense, tingle. MRI clear. I have a lot of muscle tension on my cheek/jaw. Is it connected? (I'm anxious naturally)
Interesting...: I've heard a lot of strange symptoms, but this is a first. People with TMD, that is muscle dysfunction caused by excessive tension in the muscles of chewing can result in a variety of symptoms: headache, dear fullness, vertigo, even blurred vision. Strange sensations in the oral region are possible I would believe. I have no real answers for you otherwise. Avoid overly aggressive dental hygiene. ...Read more
Adjust front teeth: Today large front teeth are popular, however there are options you can discuss with your dentist. Cosmetic contouring can recontour the teeth, orthodontics can rearrange them if they are flaring, or crowns or veneers can change the shape. Many years ago my wife thought her front teeth were too long and had me shorten them. We have subsequently done veneers to make them longer. ...Read more
Front teeth moved:
There is no way to be sure without a clinical/visual exam and additional information.
Movement of teeth can be caused by periodontal (gum) disease, bruxing (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), unrestored decay of fractures, crowding due to eruption of wisdom teeth.
Make an appointment with a dentist for an examination and x-rays. ...Read more
We are not: Bilaterally symmetrical, by that I mean we are not mirror images of each side. Normal variations exist throughout our bodies. If its of concern, speak with your dentist -- there are a lot of cosmetic options available to make your smile as perfect as you would like it to be. Hope this helps. ...Read more
The "Piano" effect: This discoloration from the bleaching agent is a common problem. The strip whitens only the surface leaving the space between the teeth dark. Ask your dentist for professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results. ...Read more
It can vary: Sometimes when a baby tooth is lost the permanent tooth is right there and comes in quickly. You may be able to see it in a few days but it will take several weeks for the tooth to fully erupt. Sometimes a permanent tooth is not in position to erupt immediately and it can take some time for it to erupt. This happens more frequently if a baby tooth comes out early due to trauma or decay. ...Read more
Please resubmit...: I'm sorry, but the question is not clear. Were you given a box of elastics to use on your front teeth but not sure what to do? Or did your dentist place some elastics on your front teeth but you are not clear on why? Please re-submit your answer. Once your answer is clear, we may be able to help you. ...Read more
There could be several reasons that the tooth or teeth are discolored? To properly assess the cause and determine appropriate treatment you need to see a dentist. There are no mysteries here, it is pretty cut and dry.
Good luck, and happy new year. ...Read more
Maybe: It may be related to what you eat or it may be related to clenching or grinding. If you are clenching or grinding see your dentist or an orofacial pain specialist for a solution. If the tooth is hitting too hard when you close, it may just require relieving the bite by your dentist. ...Read more
Why?: In order to answer the question, one would need to know why your two front teeth need to be "shaved down". If there is a sound rationale or reason for the procedure, you should see a dentist for evaluation and any indicated treatment. ...Read more
Please explain...: Does the actual tooth surface feel soft, or do you feel as if the teeth are mobile? Either way you should have a local dentist take a look. ...Read more