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My Teeth Are So Yellow
First things first: First you need to see a dentist for xrays, cleaning, and exam. This will give you a baseline as far as your dental health. The dentist will determine if this yellow, muckiness you describe is plaque, calculus, cavities, staining, or a combination of all this. You have to get your oral health under control first, then deal with the cosmetic issues you are having. Whitening could be an option. ...Read more
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I really need some answers! why are my teeth so yellow and what are some good products that actually work?
Yellow from years of staining foods. For mild discoloration, or for someone who wants minor color change, try crest whitestrips.
But i think you want a moderate or major color change, see your dentist.
I have had great success with 1 or 2 in- office zoom! led treatment and dispense custom fit home trays with either 10%, 16% or 22% nitewhite or 14% daywhite. Or kor whitening system. ...Read more
Shade of teeth: Great oral hygiene can prevent stain and plaque buildup but there is a wide range of shades of natural internal tooth structure. This is similar to individual variation of light and dark skinned people. Some people look as pale as a ghost while others look like they lie in the sun and tan when they actually don't. ...Read more
I never brush my teeth so they are yellow will starting to brush my teeth from now own gaurunte me a even little whiter teeth ?
I never brush my teeth no wonder my teeth are yellow so brushing my teeth regulary from now own will it gurante me even a slighly whiter teeth ??
Professional care: Nothing will guarantee white teeth, but regular brushing is a good start. Professional cleaning is recommended at least every six months to maintain dental health and to help remove stains. ...Read more
A number of things:
Most causes of tooth discoloration are because of your diet, carbonated beverages, smoking or presence of plaque. The solution is simple, first plaque removal and cleaning then get a professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect.
Take care. ...Read more
It contributes: Any darkly or brightly colored foods can contribute to teeth stain. If it will stain a white t-shirt it'll stain your teeth. That being said, most teeth are naturally yellowish to some degree--this is because the internal substance of the teeth is yellow-orange. Obviously there is a lot of variation among people. Chocolate and other stsining foods simply contribute to the exterior stain. ...Read more
Very Yellow Teeth: The color you perceive is subjective. There are shade guides with 20+ colors, from the super white to a dark grey, all within normal limits. You'll need to have your local dentist compare the color of your teeth to a standard shade guide for you to see where you fall in the color spectrum. Whitening can always lighten the color of your teeth if you are unhappy with their appearance. ...Read more
Stains: Stains may be caused by: poor oral hygiene, plaque stuck on the teeth can turn yellow, foods and drinks, such as tea, coffee, red wine and colas, plus berries, curry and fried foods, and smoking. There are so many things that cause staining you should ask your dentist at your next visit. ...Read more
Lots: Genetics, teeth are yellow, grey, beige, or pink. Pigmented foods such as coffee, tea, mustard, tomato sauce, colas, etc. Smoking. Cavities. Tetracycline stain. Poor oral hygiene. And a lot of other reasons. See your very talented experienced dentist to determine what's affecting the color of your teeth and the best what to make them "pearly white.". ...Read more
Permanent teeth : More often do come in yellower than the primary (baby) teeth they replace. Some then whiten naturally while others don't. Best to see your dentist for a professional opinion bases on an examination. Hope this helps. ...Read more
More info needed: Have they always been yellow? Have they always been "big" in your eyes? Are they your natural teeth or crowns? Hard to advise you without having a clue as to what your teeth look like or what you would like them to look like. The help you seek can be found at a local dentist's office. Make the call for an appointment and look better soon... ...Read more
Not problem anymore: You can start with a thorough cleaning and polishing by your dentist and hygienist. If not not satisfied, you can escalate to get the teeth whitening/bleaching (oct, or regular pharmacy shelves products). If still not satisfied, then you can get professional in office bleaching , these days with a variety of bleaching potency percentages. / good luck. ...Read more
Need cleaning: They could be coated with stain from something you eat or drink. Common culprits are coffee and tea. They could also be coated with tarter or calculus. These must be removed by a dental professional. Possibly your teeth are worn on the tongue side due to acids. This is common in bulimia. You should see a dentist for a better diagnosis. ...Read more
Clean ; Bleach:
See your dentist and have your teeth cleaned.
Then, bleach them, either in the dental office or with one of the kits available in drug stores. ...Read more
Yellow spots: see a dentist about these yellow spots. They may be stains or decay. A dentist will be able to make your teeth look great and be healthy ...Read more
Type of stain..: ..As well as decay. See a local dentist to see why your teeth are so discolored. ...Read more
There are a couple of things that may causse this.
First when you are sick you may not be brushing your teeth as much as you usually do so the backteria can build up on your teeth and cause them to look yellower. The bacteria in you mouth will change when you aer sick, so try to brush and floss regularly.
If you are dehydrated then you teeth can be effected and look a bit darker. ...Read more
See a dentist: A dentist needs to evaluate your teeth to determine the most effective way to improve your smile. Often a combination of in-office and at-home teeth whitening will produce significantly white teeth. I have had tremendous results with either in- office zoom! and take home tray vtreatments or the kor system. ...Read more
Try: You can try some of the over the counter whitening products or tooth pastes. Hydrogen peroxide may also help. Otherwise you will need to seek help from a dentist to discuss possible options. ...Read more
See a dentist: This is a question that a dentist can answer in person after a thorough examination of your teeth and gums. Then appropriate treatment can be discussed on how best to return your teeth to a lighter shade that you like. ...Read more
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