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I get black stains on front teeth so fast that I would have to go to dentist per week if to clean. How can I self clean? No coffee/smoking/tea/wine

I get black stains on front teeth so fast that I would have to go to dentist per week if to clean. How can I self clean? No coffee/smoking/tea/wine

Medications?: Chlorhexidine based mouthwashes can also stain your teeth. Since the stains build up very quickly, it is probably something that you use or eat quite often. ...Read more

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Stained front teeth- could it just be discolouring or something else?

Stained front teeth- could it just be discolouring or something else?

Several options: Depending on the staining, the front teeth may have superficial stains, they may be discolored from a traumatic injury in the past, they could have older dental materials that are obtaining stains, or perhaps something else. A reputable dentist can assist you with the cause and with options for correction. ...Read more

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Any temporary ways to hide a couple dark fluorosis stains on my front teeth?

Any temporary ways to hide a couple dark fluorosis stains on my front teeth?

? Veneer?: If the stain is really dark you may consider trying to cover it with a composite, but if it is really large and very dark a veneer may be necessary. ...Read more

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What are temporary ways to hide the two dark fluorosis stains on my front teeth?

Not really: There are no temporary ways that come to mind. Depending on the severity of fluorosis you may be able to remove them completely with enamel microabrasion, or hide them with bonding. Best to have dentist give you options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me temporary ways to hide the two dark fluorosis stains on my front teeth?

Can you tell me temporary ways to hide the two dark fluorosis stains on my front teeth?

Snap on smile: There is a product out there called snap on smile. While not inexpensive, might be the answer you are looking for check out details on the internet. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use a scaler bought at drug store to clean stains off my front teeth? Does it matter how often? Doesn't damage teeth over time, does it?

Is it ok to use a scaler bought at drug store to clean stains off my front teeth? Does it matter how often? Doesn't damage teeth over time, does it?

Stains: Scalers are designed to remove calculus deposits from root surfaces and interproximal areas between your teeth. Surface stains are usually removed with polishing paste. Overuse of any product can have side effects. Remember, use of this instrument is not a substitute for regular dental checkups and cleanings. ...Read more

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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

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

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Why are my teeth not evenly stained? I do probably drink too much coffee, but I noticed recently that my teeth aren't evenly stained. My top two front teeth look like they have white or light yellow lines in them. What could those be? .

Why are my teeth not evenly stained? I do probably drink too much coffee, but I noticed recently that my teeth aren't evenly stained. My top two front teeth look like they have white or light yellow lines in them. What could those be?


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Although : Although one would love to answer your question, it is impossible to do so without an examination.
Please go see your dentist.
Any of the answer is just pure speculation, unfortunately.
Best out luck, dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son's front teeth look stained for the past few months. What is causing this?

My 2 year old son's front teeth look stained for the past few months. What is causing this?

Many reasons: Could be what dentists call the enamel pellicle, a single layer of cells on the outside of the tooth. Could be cavity. Could be nerve of tooth died after a fall. Could be tooth just isn't clean enough. If your child has never seen a dentist you're a year overdue. Look for a pediatric dental specialist for the same reason you see a pediatrician. Go now please. ...Read more

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Early stages of baby bottle tooth decay? My son, who is almost two, has light brown stains on his front top four teeth. Could this be a sign of baby bottle tooth decay or something else? Is it something I should worry about? .

Early stages of baby bottle tooth decay? My son, who is almost two, has light brown stains on his front top four teeth. Could this be a sign of baby bottle tooth decay or something else? Is it something I should worry about?


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Yes, yes,yes!: Yes there is "baby bottle syndrome" and yes if you've allowed your baby to fall asleep with a bottle and/or not started regular dental care the brown spots on the upper front teeth of your child could be decay! And yes... This is something to be concerned about for dental and overall health! See a pedodontist or dentist asap. ...Read more

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My 18mosgirl won't let us touch or brush her front teeth since its stained. What to do? Let kind a yellow in there.

My 18mosgirl won't let us touch or brush her front teeth since its stained. What to do? Let kind a yellow in there.

Seek immediate help: May be decayed and may hurt when touched. Please see a Dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Have white spot w/yellow in middle between gap of front teeth (both teeth) for many yrs. Had Xrays but dentist didn't bring that 1 up. Is it a stain?

Have white spot w/yellow in middle between gap of front teeth (both teeth) for many yrs. Had Xrays but dentist didn't bring that 1 up. Is it a stain?

Can,t see: Without examining you there is no way to tell if it's abstain, cavity, or enamel defect. Please bring your concerns up with your Dentist. He/she can discuss with you procedures to make the discoloration disappear. ...Read more

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Why are my two front teeth hurting?

Why are my two front teeth hurting?

IDK: I could give you a list of 50 causes. This requires a personal clinical exam and x-rays to determine cause along with advising appropriate treatment. See a dentist asap and feel better sooner. ...Read more

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I don't want 2 big front teeth no more?

I don't want 2 big front teeth no more?

Adjust front teeth: Today large front teeth are popular, however there are options you can discuss with your dentist. Cosmetic contouring can recontour the teeth, orthodontics can rearrange them if they are flaring, or crowns or veneers can change the shape. Many years ago my wife thought her front teeth were too long and had me shorten them. We have subsequently done veneers to make them longer. ...Read more

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My front teeth feel like they have moved?

Front teeth moved: There is no way to be sure without a clinical/visual exam and additional information.
Movement of teeth can be caused by periodontal (gum) disease, bruxing (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), unrestored decay of fractures, crowding due to eruption of wisdom teeth.
Make an appointment with a dentist for an examination and x-rays. ...Read more

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Why are my two front teeth are transparent?

Why are my two front teeth are transparent?

Enamel: The enamel is translucent, and near the edges of your teeth, where there is no dentin, it appears transparent. ...Read more

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Will my front teeth regrow again if I am 16?

Will my front teeth regrow again if I am 16?

Adult teeth: Your adult teeth will not regenerate regardless of your age. If you've lost any of your adult teeth, speak to your dentist about replacing them using dental implants. ...Read more

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What can cause white marks on my front teeth?

What can cause white marks on my front teeth?

Hypo calcification: Lack of calcium many times it is developmental or sometimes acquired. Have seen when patients with braces and poor home care. ...Read more

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Why are my two front teeth of different sizes?

Why are my two front teeth of different sizes?

We are not : Bilaterally symmetrical, by that I mean we are not mirror images of each side. Normal variations exist throughout our bodies. If its of concern, speak with your dentist -- there are a lot of cosmetic options available to make your smile as perfect as you would like it to be. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why are my power chains only on my front teeth?

Closing spaces: The orthodontist is trying to close spaces for your front teeth. ...Read more

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How painful is it to get a shot in the front teeth?

How painful is it to get a shot in the front teeth?

Painless: Or pain less. Dentist are trained to give painless local anesthesia. They use topical anesthetic and also the wand. It is essentially a computer-controlled dental injection and completely painless. ...Read more

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Front teeth turning black after using white strips?

Front teeth turning black after using white strips?

The "Piano" effect : This discoloration from the bleaching agent is a common problem. The strip whitens only the surface leaving the space between the teeth dark. Ask your dentist for professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results. ...Read more

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I've got really transparent front teeth. Is that bad?

I've got really transparent front teeth. Is that bad?

Transparent teeth: That depends upon the cause. For example, if due to lingual erosions? Yes. If just a variation of shading? No. See your dentist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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How long does it take for front teeth to break through?

It can vary: Sometimes when a baby tooth is lost the permanent tooth is right there and comes in quickly. You may be able to see it in a few days but it will take several weeks for the tooth to fully erupt. Sometimes a permanent tooth is not in position to erupt immediately and it can take some time for it to erupt. This happens more frequently if a baby tooth comes out early due to trauma or decay. ...Read more

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What could cause my front teeth to hurt all of a sudden?

What could cause my front teeth to hurt all of a sudden?

Deep bite: Condition is susceptible to trauma during high level of stress and grinding habits. Teeth with large fillings/restoration are more at risk to hyperemia and cracking. ...Read more

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My two front teeth is bad, what can be done to replace th?

Possible extractions: Bad how? No bone support may need to remedied by bone implant and implants or bridge to replacement. Decay may mean some sort of filling. See a dentist!! ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have box elastics on my front teeth?

Needing expert help. I have box elastics on my front teeth?

Please resubmit...: I'm sorry, but the question is not clear. Were you given a box of elastics to use on your front teeth but not sure what to do? Or did your dentist place some elastics on your front teeth but you are not clear on why? Please re-submit your answer. Once your answer is clear, we may be able to help you. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is up with my discolored front teeth?

How do I find out what is up with my discolored front teeth?

Discolored tooth: There could be several reasons that the tooth or teeth are discolored? To properly assess the cause and determine appropriate treatment you need to see a dentist. There are no mysteries here, it is pretty cut and dry.
Good luck, and happy new year. ...Read more