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I have white spots on each of my front tooth ever since i can remember. Why is this?

I have white spots on each of my front tooth ever since i can remember. Why is this?

Incomplete formation: As enamel forms during tooth formation, it can be interrupted by a number of things from fever to blood dyscrasias resulting in incomplete enamel crystallization making a chalky white appearance. There are simple treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Hi I have bad tooth ache and white spots on the gum by tooth that hurts?

Hi I have bad tooth ache and white spots on the gum by tooth that hurts?

Infection: Probability is that you have infection of tooth/teeth, gums, or both. Can't diagnose or treat this over the computer. This is not a DIY problem. Do what you would do if you had a severe infection anywhere else in your body, seek immediate professional help. Call your Dentist for an emergency appointment. Don't put it off. ...Read more

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After brushing my teeth I noticed several white spots with a red outer rim on my gums, they hurt a little. the one closer to the tooth is bigger ?

After brushing my teeth I noticed several white spots with a red outer rim on my gums, they hurt a little. the one closer to the tooth is bigger ?

Too many things.....: Depending on how long these have been present, there are too many possibilities of what this might represent - you should have this condition examined and properly diagnosed before taking any chances on what someone might suggest it is. Categories this could fall into include viral, inflammatory, bacterial, etc - not worth guessing - get an exam done at your dentist (get one if you don't have now ...Read more

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Old tooth filling fell out. Went to dentist, removed the nerve & put in temp filling. Need extraction. 14 days later: white spots on tonsils. Related?

Old tooth filling fell out. Went to dentist, removed the nerve & put in temp filling. Need extraction. 14 days later: white spots on tonsils. Related?

Maybe Tonsil stones: Aka tonsilliths are calcified materials that form in the crevices of the tonsils, composed mainly of calcium, some phosphorus and ammonia(hence the odor--halitosis). The true cause of this nuisance is unknown, but likely from some bacteria and it is often considered harmless. Not likely related to your dental work. If u r concerned/bothered by it, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've noticed teeny white spots on my sons teeth.What could it be?

I've noticed teeny white spots on my sons teeth.What could it be?

See a dentist: If you have not already seen a dentist please take your child to have these white spots assessed. Some times white spots are a sign of cavities starting. ...Read more

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I've had white spots on teeth for aslong as i can remember, what is this?

I've had white spots on teeth for aslong as i can remember, what is this?

Tooth spot: White spots on your permanent teeth can be of two causes-they can be hypocalcification (less than ideal tooth formation when it developed) due to childhood illnesses. Another reason could be a type of fluorosis usually associated with over fluoridation--such as drinking natural well water (ok/texas region). Ask your dentist about microabrasion or bleaching to fix this. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on teeth?

What causes white spots on teeth?

White spots on teeth: White spots on teeth are usually areas of the enamel that are hypo-calcification, or less calcified then the surrounding tooth structure. This may have happened when the tooth was forming or on the external enamel surface. External hypo-calcification from retention plaque bacteria around the gums, or even from improperly cleaning orthodontic brackets. It can be fixed with composite fillings. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on your teeth?

What are the white spots on your teeth?

Fluorosis: White spots on teeth can be from excessive floride intake during childhood. See dentist for treatment! ...Read more

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What are these white spots on my teeth?

What are these white spots on my teeth?

Many causes: Most white spots are either from irregularities in the enamel of your teeth or from decalcification caused by decay-producing bacteria. See your family dentist. There are many good ways to make white spots less visible. ...Read more

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How can I remove white spots on my teeth?

Bleaching or veneers: See a dentist. Try bleaching or whitening your teeth first. If this doesn't work, then consider veneers. ...Read more

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What can I do to get white spots off my teeth?

What can I do to get white spots off my teeth?

White spots: You may or may not be able to however the only way to find out is to see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause white spots or stains on my teeth?

What could cause white spots or stains on my teeth?

Decalcifications: Acid reflux could cause the white spots while many foods and or medications can stain the enamel ...Read more

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Why would there be white spots on the edges of my teeth?

Why would there be white spots on the edges of my teeth?

Hypocalcification?: They could be areas of hypocalcification. The history of the spots is important. Were the spots always there or more recent? Your dentist will review your specific condition and suggest treatment options. ...Read more

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What can I do to make the white spots on my teeth go away?

What can I do to make the white spots on my teeth go away?

Go to the dentist: Who can discuss options. Tooth whitening and\or composite bonding (as well as veneers or crowns) depending upon the size, depth, cause, and your aesthetic requirements, etc. ...Read more

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What would cause white spots on teeth on a 13 months old baby?

Fluoride: Too much Fluoride ingestion either from the water or by prescription could cause white spots in the enamel. Another cause could be acidic plaque. If the white sports are closer to the gum they could be decalcified areas of enamel caused by persistent plaque accumulation. If the child is not getting his or her teeth brushed twice daily then that needs to change and use a minute amount of paste. ...Read more

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I really need some answers! why am i getting white spots on my teeth?

I really need some answers! why am i getting white spots on my teeth?

White spots: The answer can be obtained by seeing a dentist who can personally examine you to determine the cause of your white spots. He\she will discuss ways of removing or fixing them. ...Read more

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How can you get white teeth if never been,have had white spots on them since adult ones came in but were never STAR WHITE,is there away it can be done?

How can you get white teeth if never been,have had white spots on them since adult ones came in but were never STAR WHITE,is there away it can be done?

Whiter teeth: Consult with your own dentist to determine what your options are. Typically, we start with an exam, x-rays & a professional cleaning. Possibilities are microabrasion, professional tooth whitening, tooth colored composite bonding, porcelain laminates, all ceramic crowns (& combinations of these techniques). There is no one size fits all answer. Individual specifics, expectation & cost are factors. ...Read more

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