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What causes greying discoloration of permanent teeth?

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Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry
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In brief: Trauma to teeth

Discoloration of permanent teeth could be from having a root canal done on the tooth or a tooth that has had trauma to it in the past.
Sometimes the discoloration can occur several years later after the trauma has occurred which would indicate the that nerve of the tooth is dying. Other causes of grey discoloration may be from tetracycline antibiotics that the patient may have taken as a child.

In brief: Trauma to teeth

Discoloration of permanent teeth could be from having a root canal done on the tooth or a tooth that has had trauma to it in the past.
Sometimes the discoloration can occur several years later after the trauma has occurred which would indicate the that nerve of the tooth is dying. Other causes of grey discoloration may be from tetracycline antibiotics that the patient may have taken as a child.
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dr. Stanley Lin
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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medication

Tetracycline/ and othe meds can cause a discoloration of the teeth.

In brief: Medication

Tetracycline/ and othe meds can cause a discoloration of the teeth.
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dr. Anna Guarna
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