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How To Get Rid Of The Small White Spots On My Front Teeth
MI paste: It may not work but it is worth a try if they bother you. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
What to do if I have spots of white on my 2 upper front teeth, any way to get rid of this without buying some kit or anything?
No: There is no magic wand or home remedy currently available. If you do want to see exactly what is causing it and what can be done to remove or repair it, see a dentist, which is something you should be doing on a regular basis anyway. ...Read more
Hello, I had braces for 5 years and got brown spots on my two front teeth at 14. I am 23 now and still have them. How do I get rid of them?
My teeth are a little yellow and also have small white spots on them. What will help get rid of the spots?
The edge of my front teeth are translucent and have small vertical lines. I hate how they look. How do I get rid of them? Would a topical treatment help?
Translucent with line: Teeth that are thin on their edges, especially from bruxism & wearing away of incisal enamel may appear translucent. The lines you mention are probably surface enamel imperfections we call craze lines. Craze lines generally do not pose any great risk and can be left. However, if you are unhappy with translucency & craze lines, discuss options with your own dentist. Bonding, veneers, crowns? ...Read more
Determine Cause: Are the white spots an intrinsic color of the enamel demineralized enamel, or calculus? Until we know what caused them, it is hard to advise you if they can easily be removed. A local dentist, however, can examine the teeth and let you know what treatment can be rendered. I doubt there is anything you personally can do to eradicate them. ...Read more
I have white spots on my teeth but they weren't there before, how do they develop? Is it something in my diet? How to get rid of them?
Did you bleach your teeth? Or you had braces? If so these whitish spots appear after bleaching, most often they will go after the tooth is dehydrated, or oral hygiene was not good while you have braces.
Or they are always there and you never looked or paid close attention, to get rid of them you need to see your dentists, he can determine the depth and best way to remove them use composite to ...Read more
My two year old has brite white spots on his teeth (mainly 2 front teeth). Any ideas what this is from?
I have White spots on my two front teeth and don't know why, they have been there for a long time, I even though I brush twice a day, what's the cause
In general, what are my dental options when wanting to get rid of front teeth black triangles at gumline? Least invasive?
Treatment depends on the cause of the black triangles. If you have recession and bone loss, treatment is dependent on the amount of loss, health of the gums and bone, and the stability of the teeth. Options include crowns and/or veneers.
If there is minimal or no recession and bone loss, options include veneers or cosmetic bonding.
See your dentist for an exam and consult. ...Read more
Diastema's are sexy?: The space between front teeth is technically called a diastema. This space was accentuated in the fashion industry by a very sexy model and became her signature "look". Several stars also use this "look" and the public have accepted it. Orthodontics can be used to close the space but only you can determine if it will effect your look. Photographic images can be edited to show you how it will look. ...Read more
Is there any way that I can get rid of the white line on my 2 front teeth? I just noticed it this morning. It has never been there before.
Need more info: How old are you? Vertical or horizontal line? Location? Fracture? Decalcification? Why not see a local dentist for an evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
There's a small dark spot on my teeth what should I do to get rid of this? Brush 3 times a day and concentrating to the spoy nothing happens pls help
Could be: Could be a stain, abnormal anatomy, a cavity, or other cause. This probably isn't a DIY problem. See a professional. See a Dentist who has invested at least 10, 000 hours since College graduation learning how to help you fix your problem. Don't waste time & money looking for a magic bullet...there isn't one. Please call a Dentist before the small dark spot becomes a big dark spot. ...Read more
Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Check triglycerides: These could be a lot of different things, but you should have your triglycerides checked if they have not been. In patient's with very high triglycerides they can develop something called xanthelasmas. It is at least worth looking into. ...Read more
Spots on feet: Depends on what they are. A picture would help ...Read more
What are these white spots on my skin? They are not small like skin poisoning, I've had them I would guess for a year now. There are like blotches gathered on my arms that are not the same color as the rest of my skin. What are these? How can I get rid of
Stained front teeth on two year old? My two year old son has these brown spots on his front teeth that the dentist said should go away naturally. We brush his teeth every day, and he doesn't get much sugar. Is this anything to worry about? Is our dentist
Need photo/exam: Without them it's hard to tell. Could be several things including mild to moderate fluorosis, early to moderate tooth decay (how about a bottle in bed? Or a sippy cup of almost anything other than water? Including milk!). Can seek 2nd opinion or referral to specialist if not confident of dentist's opinion. Careful not to "trust" the answer you "like" best. Just use common sense. ...Read more
I have a "mole" (black spot) on my upper gums just above my two front teeth. I have had the black spot for 3 years. Is there anyway I can get that re?
I have had a sore spot on my gum right under my lower front teeth. I thought I injured it when brushing my teeth in a hurry. I it has not gone away and its been a week so I looked and I have a small oblong open lesion on my gum that is painful. I also
Is this the only lesion, or do you have any others? It could be an aphthous ulcer, which may have formed from the toothbrush trauma. They usually last a week to ten days.
A differential diagnosis of a lesion, over the internet, sight unseen, is not prudent. Your best bet is to go to your dentist or an oral surgeon to have them take a look to be absolutely sure. ...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
My 5 year old has some front teeth decay (doesn't complain of pain). Should I wait for the teeth to fall off or get the treatment which (would involve general anesthesia which am not comfortable with?
Treatment is best: Since tooth decay in primary teeth can affect permanent teeth even before they have erupted, having them treated would be wise. If your are uncomfortable with your current dentist's recommendation, seek a second opinion for confirmation. Anesthesia is quite safe in the hands of an experienced anesthesiologist. ...Read more
Teeth cut my upper lips, after dry my lips I see spot my lips as like as stretch so how can I get rid off this spots?
Wait it out or......: Although this would actually have to be seen just to be sure, it will probably heal on its own without any treatment. If you can't wait or it doesn't go away, see your dentist if the spots are inside or a dermatologist if the spots are on the outside of your lip. ...Read more
What are the white spots that looks like whiteheads on my baby s face and how can I get rid of those?
Milia: Normal newborn skin, they are called milia. ...Read more
Pruritis: Could be several things. Commonly fungus (jock itch) would be helped by diaper cream. Also possible allergy based so Benadryl (diphenhydramine) could alleviate the itching. Other causes, such as neuropathic itching from spinal nerve impingement requires examination. Either way if if doesn't get better or worsens, have an exam to fully elucidate the diagnosis, then treatment will be more specific. ...Read more