Doctors for Stained Teeth in Poovattuparamba, Kochi
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Discoloration of the teeth due to various factors such as food, beverages, tobacco, medications, dental treatment materials and poor dental hygiene is called stained teeth.
HOW IS STAINED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
Symptoms include stains on the enamel. They can range from white streaks to yellow tints or brown spots and pits. If the enamel has worn away, and dentin is showing through, you may notice a yellow tint. No special tests are needed. A dentist or other dental professional can diagnose tooth discoloration by looking at the teeth.
HOW IS STAINED TEETH TREATED?
Many extrinsic stains caused by food and drink can be removed by regular professional cleanings and home care. Good home care includes brushing, flossing and rinsing after meals. Discoloration often can be removed by applying a bleaching agent to the tooth enamel. One technique is called ""power bleaching.""
DID YOU KNOW?
Making small lifestyle changes like reducing intake of caffeine/tobacco and avoiding staining foods can help in preventing staining of teeth