Discoloured teeth may occur as a result of:
Apart from looking unsightly, there are no symptoms associated with extrinsic stains. Intrinsic stains that were inherited or acquired at birth will present itself with its corresponding symptoms e.g. tooth decay and its symptoms include toothache, tooth sensitivity, visible holes or pits in your teeth etc.
Discoloured teeth can be prevented by:
Discoloured teeth can be caused by:
In some instances, bleaching or tooth whitening can improve the colour of your teeth. Teeth resistant to bleaching can be veneered or crowned. Your dentist will advise the most suitable option for you.
The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.
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