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How should I remove tobacco stains on my teeth?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not self remedy

You really need a professional cleaning to remove the nicotine and tars on your teeth.
Once removed, make sure you brush at least 2x/day a full 2 minutes by the clock each time, and clean between teeth w floss or water pik daily. Most important, please see your md/do for help to stop smoking. Lung or oral cancers are not pretty.

In brief: Not self remedy

You really need a professional cleaning to remove the nicotine and tars on your teeth.
Once removed, make sure you brush at least 2x/day a full 2 minutes by the clock each time, and clean between teeth w floss or water pik daily. Most important, please see your md/do for help to stop smoking. Lung or oral cancers are not pretty.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Stop, then see DDS

1st stop smoking.
I have personally seen lungs on a cadaver who smoked & it looks like someone crumbled charcoal on them. Having said that, you can try using a more abrasive toothpaste, but only short term as long term use will wear away your teeth prematurely. Best bet is to have them professionally cleaned by your dentist. Then you will have to not smoke or you'll be back where you started.

In brief: Stop, then see DDS

1st stop smoking.
I have personally seen lungs on a cadaver who smoked & it looks like someone crumbled charcoal on them. Having said that, you can try using a more abrasive toothpaste, but only short term as long term use will wear away your teeth prematurely. Best bet is to have them professionally cleaned by your dentist. Then you will have to not smoke or you'll be back where you started.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. David Stall
Dentistry

In brief: See your dentist

Tobacco stains are generaly hard to remove without professional help.
Once removed, continued cleaning with a toothpaste like arm & hammer baking soda toothpaste should help to minimize the addition of more stains. More importantly, try to stop smoking.

In brief: See your dentist

Tobacco stains are generaly hard to remove without professional help.
Once removed, continued cleaning with a toothpaste like arm & hammer baking soda toothpaste should help to minimize the addition of more stains. More importantly, try to stop smoking.
Dr. David Stall
Dr. David Stall
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