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How To Get Rid Of White Spots On Teeth
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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
MI paste: It may not work but it is worth a try if they bother you. ...Read more
My teeth are a little yellow and also have small white spots on them. What will help get rid of the spots?
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 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?
Don't: The small white "cysts" are nothing to be worried about-are very common and not usually dangerous. ...Read more
Depends...: ...On the cause. Pityriasis alba (literally "white spots") is common in children but unusual in adults. Tinea versicolor, a superficial yeast colonization, can occur on the face, and can create light spots. Vitiligo can occur on the face, but the patches are white, not merely lighter than surrounding skin. You really should have a dermatologist take a direct look and give you a precise diagnosis. ...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
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
I am a male patient. I have tiny white spots on the skin of my private part in large number. Please help to get rid of them. Age 18. No sex history.
Probably normal: You are probably just seeing the normal sebaceous glands of the shaft of your penis ...Read more
These would need: To be visualized at minimum to get an accurate diagnosis. The diagnosis would determine the recommendations. ...Read more
May be fungus: Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Usually infectious: If persistent see an ENT physician but usually a result of infection. ...Read more
Spots on feet: Depends on what they are. A picture would help ...Read more
I m smoking from past few years but before 2 or 3 days some white spots appeared under my lips, so what should I do to get rid of these spots?
Need to be evaluated: You should have an evaluation performed by your dentist to determine what the white spots are, and what treatment should be provided if any. ...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
Tinea versicolor: A common skin fungus called tinea versicolor can prevent the sun from tanning those areas. If that is the case, treatment with a topical antifungal medication can eradicate the fungus. However, the whiteness will remain until your next sun exposure. It characteristically looks like white freckles. ...Read more
Little white spots like white heads on my lips when I stretch them. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Normal oil glands: Fordyce spots are normal. No need to treat. Sometimes you may have 1 with an open surface pore appearing as a tiny black head. If you don't mind the pain, you can pinch it out. Relax: everybody has them, nobody sees yours except you. Magnifying mirrors are not the real world. ...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