What Are Those White Spots On My Teeth?

Stains come in many variant colors like yellow, brown and even any color depending on what candy you just at. At the same times, a lot of things can leave spots on your teeth.

Then again, what if the stain is the same color as your denticals? Where do they come from and what could you do about them?

Fluorosis leading to clear spots

There are surface spots that affect the enamel, regardless of how healthy your dentition may seem. One major stain is fluorosis, which happens when denticals are revealed to fluoride.

The fluoride does not damage the dentical but instead unevenly bleaches the teeth. Limiting the amount of fluoride toothpaste will essential keep away this kind of stain, fluorosis.

When bristling your kid’s teeth, a tiny smear, close to a small grain of rice like amount of toothpaste is enough for the brushing. Even when they grow enough to brush their own teeth, encourage them to continue going easy on the toothpaste.

Demineralization effects

This is the eventual percolation of important alloys and deposits from the dentical enamel. This is a more harmful cause of the stains. Demineralization is further propelled by plague build up and acid exposure and people with calipers are susceptible to it.

Good bristling habits are the best prevention measures for demineralization. This should be done in not less than two minutes, twice daily. Patients with dental problems should polish all remains of food and plaque around the bracket.

What is enamel hypoplasia?

For some few unlucky individuals, hypoplasia of the coating of the denticals is the cause of staining. This is a state that results in thinning of the enamels thus more at risk to decay and stains.

In children, sources could be malnutrition and untimely birth.

Treating spots

Prevention is always better than cure. It is essential to prevent blemish from appearing but if they do, there are ways to treat them. Micro abrasion and bleaching are some of these ways.

Micro abrasion will mean a thin layer will have to be scrapped off in order to restore uniformity. Treatments can also improve the micro abrasion process.

On the other hand, for bleaching, treatment is recommended. This can be done at the dentist or using a dentist approved treatment kit for best results.

For the most stubborn stains, veneers are an excellent solution. This involves the dentist attaching pieces of porcelain to the dentical for a natural and uniform appearance.

Do you experience blemish that make you less confident in your smile? Visit us today for the best solution. Our delight is seeing our people enjoy smiling confidently and freely!

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The content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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