Causes Tooth Discoloration?
Teeth become discolored
for different reasons:
- Frequently drinking
coffee, tea, or colas.
- Some antibiotics may
darken developing teeth in children.
- Aging - The dentin
underneath the enamel of a tooth gradually darkens with age.
- Use of tobacco products.
- If a tooth has been traumatized, sometimes the nerve will gradually "die",
and the tooth becomes dark.
- After Root
Canal Therapy, a tooth will generally darken.
Can Be Done About Tooth Discoloration?
The three most common
remedies for tooth discoloration are:
Each patient must be evaluated
individually, so Contact Us to set up a Cosmetic
Dentistry consult. Dr. Stoffregen
will discuss the appropriate options with you for your particular case.
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