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My two front teeth are kinda transparent near the tips. Why is this?

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Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dentistry
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In brief: Enamel wearing thin

As we age your enamel wears down.
And....One area that thins is the enamel on the front teeth. Enamel is a crystalline structure and when it thins like you are talking they appear translucent. If it bothers you..Have your dentist smooth them out or if there is enough to fill then do so.

In brief: Enamel wearing thin

As we age your enamel wears down.
And....One area that thins is the enamel on the front teeth. Enamel is a crystalline structure and when it thins like you are talking they appear translucent. If it bothers you..Have your dentist smooth them out or if there is enough to fill then do so.
Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dr. Earl Sandroff
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In brief: Enamel "color"

Some people actually have "tranparent" as their genetic color of enamel.
Not very common but does exist.

In brief: Enamel "color"

Some people actually have "tranparent" as their genetic color of enamel.
Not very common but does exist.
Dr. Theodore Ritota
Dr. Theodore Ritota
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Teeth

Could be low calcium or vitamin.
D. In diet.

In brief: Teeth

Could be low calcium or vitamin.
D. In diet.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
If it was that simple dietary supplements would increase opacity. Doesn't happen. The crowns of teeth are fully formed before the teeth erupt. Translucency is caused by wear induced thinning of enamel in incisal 1/3 of crown, acid induced calcium loss, or damage from eating disorder. Please see your Dentist.
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