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Doctor insights on: White Spots On Infants Teeth

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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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How can I remove white spots on my teeth?

How can I remove white spots on my teeth?

Bleaching or veneers: See a dentist. Try bleaching or whitening your teeth first. If this doesn't work, then consider veneers. ...Read more

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Why would there be white spots on the edges of my teeth?

Why would there be white spots on the edges of my teeth?

Hypocalcification?: They could be areas of hypocalcification. The history of the spots is important. Were the spots always there or more recent? Your dentist will review your specific condition and suggest treatment options. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on your teeth?

Fluorosis: White spots on teeth can be from excessive floride intake during childhood. See dentist for treatment! ...Read more

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How can you get white teeth if never been,have had white spots on them since adult ones came in but were never STAR WHITE,is there away it can be done?

How can you get white teeth if never been,have had white spots on them since adult ones came in but were never STAR WHITE,is there away it can be done?

Whiter teeth: Consult with your own dentist to determine what your options are. Typically, we start with an exam, x-rays & a professional cleaning. Possibilities are microabrasion, professional tooth whitening, tooth colored composite bonding, porcelain laminates, all ceramic crowns (& combinations of these techniques). There is no one size fits all answer. Individual specifics, expectation & cost are factors. ...Read more

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What can I do to make the white spots on my teeth go away?

What can I do to make the white spots on my teeth go away?

Go to the dentist: Who can discuss options. Tooth whitening and\or composite bonding (as well as veneers or crowns) depending upon the size, depth, cause, and your aesthetic requirements, etc. ...Read more

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What are these white spots on my teeth?

What are these white spots on my teeth?

Many causes: Most white spots are either from irregularities in the enamel of your teeth or from decalcification caused by decay-producing bacteria. See your family dentist. There are many good ways to make white spots less visible. ...Read more

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What could cause white spots or stains on my teeth?

What could cause white spots or stains on my teeth?

Decalcifications: Acid reflux could cause the white spots while many foods and or medications can stain the enamel ...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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I really need some answers! why am i getting white spots on my teeth?

I really need some answers! why am i getting white spots on my teeth?

White spots: The answer can be obtained by seeing a dentist who can personally examine you to determine the cause of your white spots. He\she will discuss ways of removing or fixing them. ...Read more