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Can an iron supplement in the elderly turn teeth black?
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Root dying or dead
In the elderly the most common cause of a tooth turning black is that the root has died.

In brief: Root dying or dead
In the elderly the most common cause of a tooth turning black is that the root has died.
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Liquid forms of iron supplement tend to stain the teeth.
To prevent these stains, mix each dose in water and/or drink water after each dose. You may use a straw to help keep the iron supplement from getting on the teeth. iron stains on teeth can usually be removed by brushing with baking soda or hydrogen peroxide.

In brief: Yes
Liquid forms of iron supplement tend to stain the teeth.
To prevent these stains, mix each dose in water and/or drink water after each dose. You may use a straw to help keep the iron supplement from getting on the teeth. iron stains on teeth can usually be removed by brushing with baking soda or hydrogen peroxide.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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