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I have removed braces. My teeth are yellower and have white spots on some of my teeth. Please suggest cure for both.

I have removed braces. My teeth are yellower and have white spots on some of my teeth. Please suggest cure for both.

White spots: White spots are an unfortunate effect of poor hygiene during braces. Sometimes they can be reversed. See your dentist and ask about mi paste for this. Whitening products will not help. ...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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Why do I have white spots on teeth with braces?

Why do I have white spots on teeth with braces?

Acid: Bacteria that isn't removed from teeth converts foods into acids which etch the tooth surface, the start of a cavity. Comes from insufficient levels of oral hygiene or from improper foods partially loosening braces. Ask your dentist to consider for restorations. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on teeth after braces?

Bacteria: White spots form when bacteria collect next to braces (poor oral hygiene) or behind braces (loose braces from damaging foods). See your family dentist about restoring the damaged areas. ...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 would cause white spots on teeth on a 13 months old baby?

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 have white spots on my teeth but they weren't there before, how do they develop? Is it something in my diet? How to get rid of them?

I have white spots on my teeth but they weren't there before, how do they develop? Is it something in my diet? How to get rid of them?

Calcification ,: Did you bleach your teeth ?or you had braces? If so these whitish spots appear after bleaching , most often they will go after the tooth is dehydrated , or oral hygiene was not good while you have braces . Or they are always there and you never looked or paid close attention , to get rid of them you need to see your dentists , he can determine the depth and best way to remove them use composite to ...Read more

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I have White spots on my two front teeth and don't know why, they have been there for a long time, I even though I brush twice a day, what's the cause

I have White spots on my two front teeth and don't know why, they have been there for a long time, I even though I brush twice a day, what's the cause

White spots: White spots are due to an interruption in the development of the enamal. This often takes place as a child before the teeth erupt. You cannot brush them away, but your dentist can remove them. Talk to your your dentist for treatment suggestions. ...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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How can I get rid of the white spots on my teeth?

How can I get rid of the white spots on my teeth?

A dentist can: See a dentist to discuss the methods available to remove those white spots. ...Read more