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My teeth are so yellow and mucky. What should I do?

My teeth are so yellow and mucky. What should I do?

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?

I really need some answers! why are my teeth so yellow and what are some good products that actually work?

Various treatments: 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

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Any reason why are my teeth so yellow if my oral hygeine is excellent?

Any reason why are my teeth so yellow if my oral hygeine is excellent?

Stains?: Your teeth might be yellow from stains that have been absorbed into the enamel. Once absorbed, the best oral hygiene practices will not remove them. Please speak to your dentist about whitening options. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why are my teeth so yellow if my oral hygeine is excellent?

Can any doc explain why are my teeth so yellow if my oral hygeine is excellent?

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

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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 so they are yellow will starting to brush my teeth from now own gaurunte me a even little whiter teeth ?

It will help..: ... but brushing only helps remove surface stains, no stains that have penetrated the enamel. A professional dental cleaning, check-up, and then whitening procedure will do more for you. ...Read more

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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 ??

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

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What makes teeth more yellow?

What makes teeth more yellow?

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

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My teeth have a yellow tint to them?

My teeth have a yellow tint to them?

Age and ? habits: As we get older, the teeth can become darker. Certain foods, beverages and habits can also cause the teeth to appear darker. ...Read more

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Can chocolate make your teeth yellow?

Can chocolate make your teeth yellow?

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

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My teeth are very yellow. Is that normal?

My teeth are very yellow. Is that normal?

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

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Im not a smoker, but why are my teeth yellow?

Im not a smoker, but why are my teeth yellow?

Staining: Lots of things can stain teeth, not just smoking. Coffee, teas, wine, medications, just to name a few. ...Read more

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What are the causes of yellow stains on teeth?

What are the causes of yellow stains on teeth?

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

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What can be done to make my teeth less yellow?

What can be done to make my teeth less yellow?

Bleaching: As long as your teeth and guns are healthy. ...Read more

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What are reasons why my teeth are turning yellow?

What are reasons why my teeth are turning yellow?

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

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What does it mean if your grown up teeth came in yellow?

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

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Teeth problems- they are really yellow and kinda big help?

Teeth problems- they are really yellow and kinda big help?

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

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Need some dental expertise! my teeth are yellow- please help?

Need some dental expertise! my teeth are yellow- please help?

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

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The back of my teeth are dark yellow. What does this indicate?

The back of my teeth are dark yellow. What does this indicate?

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

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Need some dental expertise! my teeth are really yellow! help!?

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

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I have small dots(yellow) on my teeth .. How i can remove it ?

I have small dots(yellow) on my teeth .. How i can remove it ?

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

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Why teeth colour change from white to yellow or white to black?

Why teeth colour change from white to yellow or white to black?

Tooth decay: If you are referring to a specific area on the too changing color from white to yellow to black that is caused by tooth decay or cavity. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes teeth to go brown rather than yellow?

Please tell me what causes teeth to go brown rather than yellow?

Type of stain..: ..As well as decay. See a local dentist to see why your teeth are so discolored. ...Read more

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When i get sick, my teeth become disgustingly yellow. Why is that?

When i get sick, my teeth become disgustingly yellow. Why is that?

Oral hygiene: 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

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Need some dental expertise! my teeth are really yellow please help?

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

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Why are my teeth are always yellow and have this gooey stuff on them?

Why are my teeth are always yellow and have this gooey stuff on them?

Poor home care: Brushing and proper flossing is essential.
Also dental cleanings on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Was wondering if your teeth are yellow then that means they aren't clean?

Was wondering if your teeth are yellow then that means they aren't clean?

Not necessarily.: They may be yellowed due to staining or because the enamel has eroded. ...Read more

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Can there be a way of improving yellowing teeth without breaking the bank?

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

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I'm 18 and my teeth are slightly yellow is it possible for them to be white again?

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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Ive had yellow discoloration on my bottom teeth since i was little, what causes that?

TCN?: Tetracycline type antibiotics can do this when given to children under age 8 and especially under 4. There are other causes though. Best to check with dentist- your previous dentist probably knows as well. ...Read more