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Is there any danger in tooth whitening paint sold on amazon? Does it last a long time?

Is there any danger in tooth whitening paint sold on amazon?  Does it last a long time?

No and no: As far as i know it's a cover-up, a temporary opaquing medium that's non-toxic, but doesn't look very natural. Doesn't last long at all. Kind of like nail polish for your teeth. Think about what your nails look like when polish begins chipping off. Best solution, see your Dentist for professional help. Don't waste your money on OTC products. ...Read more

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Can discolored teeth be painted into a normal color?

Can discolored teeth be painted into a normal color?

No: Only on a photo or with photoshop. Unfortunately not. Teeth can be discolored for various reasons-stain, damaged nerve, ttetracyline staining, individual variations, thinning enamel and age, just to mention some of the more common causes. There are ways to improve the esthetics- tooth whitening, bonding, laminates, crowns or a good cleaning. See a dentist for a personal consultation. ...Read more

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Tooth eroding in 5 years?

Tooth eroding in 5 years?

Could be........: I can't know for certain, but common causes of teeth eroding away in children of such a young age could be from caries, nursing bottle mouth syndrome or certain diets that erode away teeth. Common to certain areas of the world are betel nuts (areca nuts). It could any of these causes, a combination, or something else. See a general dentist or pedodontist for a diagnose and treatment. ...Read more

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What produces double tooth?

What produces double tooth?

Developmental proble: it is called supernumerary tooth where when teeth are developing in a bud stage gets fused. Good luck ...Read more

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How to painlessly pull my tooth?

How to painlessly pull my tooth?

Anesthesia: Your dentist will inject the area with a local anesthetic. In this way the tooth can be extracted painlessly. ...Read more

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Is it okay to file my own tooth?

Is it okay to file my own tooth?

No: Would you do your own open heart surgery, or bunion removal, or cast your broken leg? Your dentist has spent many years training to do the work that you require in the quickest, most non-invasive way possible. Leave it to the pro's. ...Read more

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How can you fix a splintered tooth?

How can you fix a splintered tooth?

Most are repairable!: A dentist can repair even badly fractured teeth with composite resin filling material that matches your tooth color. Even if the entire crown, or visible portion, is missing: is fractured off, we can help you out. : ) ...Read more

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What happens when a tooth is pulled?

What happens when a tooth is pulled?

Tooth out area heals: The tooth sits suspended it's boney socket by tiny ligaments. Careful movement with dental instruments cause the ligaments to tear and the tooth to come out. Once out, blood fills the socket and the healing response begins. Bone attempts regenerate but is overwhelmed by a much faster in-growth of gums leaving a depression which ends up being a sealed healthly covering over a depressed socket. ...Read more

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