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Dr. James Lin
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Transparent Teeth (Overview)

If teeth become thinned on the lip side or the tongue side light may pass through the enamel rather than being reflected back, giving the appearance of transparency rather than translucency. Most common causes are wear from malocclusion or parafunctional habits, or erosion from acid reflux or eating disorder. See your Dentist for care.


Dr. James Lin
19 doctors shared insights

Transparent Teeth (Overview)

If teeth become thinned on the lip side or the tongue side light may pass through the enamel rather than being reflected back, giving the appearance of transparency rather than translucency. Most common causes are wear from malocclusion or parafunctional habits, or erosion from acid reflux or eating disorder. See your Dentist for care.


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Is there a cure for transparent teeth or teeth that have lost enamel?

Is there a cure for transparent teeth or teeth that have lost enamel?

Prevention: Prevention is always the best cure. Some studies have shown minimum remineraliation through oil pulling. Also through a major change in diet of healthy fats, vitamin d and specific mineral intake, teeth can be remineralized. Research the work of dr. Weston price for more details. Otherwise, there are many dental possibilities to restore beauty and function to transparent teeth. ...Read more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Checklist)

See an orthodontist
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See a dentist trained In cosmetic dentistry
Once
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How do I get rid of stains that are in a hole in my teeth?

How do I get rid of stains that are in a hole in my teeth?

See a dentist: A hole in a tooth is an area that will easily trap food particles, has been difficult for you to clean (as shown by the inclusion of stain), and ultimately will develop decay. Any hole or defect in the tooth should be restored or if without decay, should be sealed to prevent a future cavity. Bacteria cause decay, bacteria are small, your hole is the "grand canyon" to the bacteria. ...Read more

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Slightly transparent teeth?

Slightly transparent teeth?

Be concerned : When enamel has been lost and becomes very thin the underlying yellow orange dentin is no longer masked by this translucent enamel. It appears transparent. Protecting the remaining enamel is essential by avoiding bacterial accumulation in plaque and acidic substances that will demineralized further, the remaining enamel. New dental ceramics in combination with composite make excellent replacemen. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation
once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain the teeth or if they are impacted
once
Take NSAIDs if you experience pain or swelling from the wisdom teeth
daily
Rinse with warm salt water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth.
daily
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Question about transparent teeth?

Question about transparent teeth?

Beautiful solutions: When enamel has been lost and becomes very thin the underlying yellow orange dentin is no longer masked by this translucent enamel. It appears transparent. Dental scientist and material experts have developed superior sturdy enamel substitutes in the form of ceramics and ceramic/composite combination. Complete, partial and on lay crowns are first choice. Frequently veneers on front teeth work. ...Read more

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How can you fix transparent teeth?

See dentist: There are several different treatment available and the difference between them is determined by what your teeth look like and how much you want to pay to correct the problem. See your dentist, explain your concerns and then the dentist can tell you your different options. ...Read more

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What's up with semi transparent teeth?

transparent teeth: Semi transparent teeth can be normal if you are talking about the bottom edges of the front teeth, or it could be severe wear. It is very hard to answer this question without more information. Do you suffer from acid relux (gerd)? Do you have a past history of bulimia? If you are concerned go see your dentist. ...Read more

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