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ABNORMAL TOOTH COLOR
Abnormal tooth color is also known as discolored teeth, Tooth discoloration and Tooth pigmentation. It is when a normal tooth, hue or translucency is other than white or yellowish white. These are many factors that affect the discoloration of the tooth: food, drinks, smoking, tobacco, poor dental hygiene, medication, ageing, trauma, porphyria, too much fluoride, etc.
HOW IS ABNORMAL TOOTH COLOR DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of abnormal tooth colour can be diagnosed through Dental x-ray or through oral check up.
HOW IS ABNORMAL TOOTH COLOR TREATED?
Treating abnormal tooth color is not very difficult in dentistry and needs a couple of visit to your dentist. Based on your case history, your dentist will decide on what treatment –teeth whitening methods or using veneers, crowns and fillings - to employ. However, abnormal tooth color as a result of medical problems needs further analysis by the doctor.
DID YOU KNOW?
This condition can also be caused by high fluoride content of the water in certain regions.