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Doctor insights on: White Spots On Front Teeth Children

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I have small white spots on front teeth. How can I get it removed?

I have small white spots on front teeth. How can I get it removed?

Hypocalcifications: These areas are often caused by fever during tooth development. They cannot be removed. They can be covered w certain restorative. Techniques. Ask your dentist what is recommended. Sometimes doing nothing is best. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What're the internal white spots on my two front teeth?

What're the internal white spots on my two front teeth?

Fluorosis: They are called fluorosis and they are really changes in the mineral composition in the enamel. Sometimes they are there naturally sometimes you get them after you have had braces placed again because of changes in the mineral composition of teeth. ...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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1 year old has dark spots on bottom front teeth. What could it be? He does not take a bottle in bed.

1 year old has dark spots on bottom front teeth. What could it be? He does not take a bottle in bed.

Get it checked: Any form of "bottle decay" usually forms on the tongue side of the upper front teeth. What color is the stain? If it is dark and linear some infants get stain from taking iron supplements. If it is dark yellow, rarely and only rarely, infants get calculus (tartar) on there teeth and if they do, it is usually on the lower front teeth. Take your child to a pediatric dentist to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have two dark spots near the top of my two front teeth, what could be wrong?

I have two dark spots near the top of my two front teeth, what could be wrong?

Dark spots: Cavity? Calculus? Stain? Stained filling? Other? See your own dentist who can tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I think an antibiotic i took a month ago mad two brown spots on my two front teeth how do i fix that?

I think an antibiotic i took a month ago mad two brown spots on my two front teeth how do i fix that?

Impossible: It's more likely the teeth have cavities that have enlarged enough to now be visible. An antibiotic will NOT alter the appearance of a fully formed permanent tooth. Don't wait, see a Dentist now. ...Read more

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What to do if I have spots of white on my 2 upper front teeth, any way to get rid of this without buying some kit or anything?

What to do if I have spots of white on my 2 upper front teeth, any way to get rid of this without buying some kit or anything?

No: There is no magic wand or home remedy currently available. If you do want to see exactly what is causing it and what can be done to remove or repair it, see a dentist, which is something you should be doing on a regular basis anyway. ...Read more

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Hello, I had braces for 5 years and got brown spots on my two front teeth at 14. I am 23 now and still have them. How do I get rid of them?

Hello, I had braces for 5 years and got brown spots on my two front teeth at 14. I am 23 now and still have them. How do I get rid of them?

Stain or Decay: Brown spots on the teeth are either stains or decayed area. Stains can be polished away of whitened. Decayed area can be taken care of either by placing a tooth color filling, bonding or veneer depending on the extend of the decayed area. ...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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I have sore spots in the roof of my mouth behind my front teeth, and the roof of my mouth is white. Is this something I should be worried about?

I have sore spots in the roof of my mouth behind my front teeth, and the roof of my mouth is white. Is this something I should be worried about?

Sore spots: You should see your DDS or your MD to have this evaluated. It sounds like a viral infection however your DDS or MD will be able to give you a definite diagnosis and ease any worries you may have. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a white spot on each of my front teeth why?

What to do if I have a white spot on each of my front teeth why?

White spots: White spots may be caused by an enamel defect or due to decalcification around braces. Depending on the severity and location, your dentist may suggest the appropriate solution for your situation. ...Read more

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I have a red spot above my two front teeth doesn't hurt unless I touch it?

I have a red spot above my two front teeth doesn't hurt unless I touch it?

See DDS first: Go see your dentist for a clinical examination complete with a radiograph. Variables may include, trauma, caries, and or periodontal issues . If the dentist does not find that this is related to any dental issues, you may be referred to your MD. ...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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I have a "mole" (black spot) on my upper gums just above my two front teeth. I have had the black spot for 3 years. Is there anyway i can get that re?

I have a "mole" (black spot) on my upper gums just above my two front teeth.  I have had the black spot for 3 years. Is there anyway i can get that re?

Surgical incision: Can be removed by surgical incision and the scar that will replace it will be less noticable. The removal should be by someone who can also send it for biopsy because it could also be a melanoma even though quire rare. ...Read more

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My mouth is painful, when i chew i'll be biting the wall of my mouth and also red spot on the hard palate just behind front teeth. What could this be?

My mouth is painful, when i chew i'll be biting the wall of my mouth and also red spot on the hard palate just behind front teeth. What could this be?

Bite might be off: It could be ulcer from trauma. Did you eat or drink something hot. If your biting the wall of you mouth, its your bite, is it normal or something new. If the red spots don't go away in 3-5 days, see a dentist to check hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have had a sore spot on my gum right under my lower front teeth. I thought i injured it when brushing my teeth in a hurry. I it has not gone away and its been a week so i looked and I have a small oblong open lesion on my gum that is painful. I also

I have had a sore spot on my gum right under my lower front teeth.  I thought i injured it when brushing my teeth in a hurry.  I it has not gone away and its been a week so i looked and I have a small oblong open lesion on my gum that is painful.  I also

Is : Is this the only lesion, or do you have any others? It could be an aphthous ulcer, which may have formed from the toothbrush trauma. They usually last a week to ten days. A differential diagnosis of a lesion, over the internet, sight unseen, is not prudent. Your best bet is to go to your dentist or an oral surgeon to have them take a look to be absolutely sure. ...Read more

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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