How to Fix Stained or Discoloured Teeth

Stained or Discoloured Teeth 

Tooth discolouration, or yellowing or darkening of natural enamel, is the most common way pearly white smiles are ruined. Tooth discolouration can take a toll on your smile and take your self-esteem with it. Premium Dental Turkey can help you restore your teeth to its original colour or even improve upon the natural shade to stunning Hollywood Smile. 

Causes of Tooth Discoloration 

Our teeth are naturally tinged with a yellow colour. It’s never perfectly white as you see in toothpaste commercials. This natural shade can change due to various reasons. Ageing typically causes the shade of enamel to become duller. Your genetics also have a say in how yellow or fair your teeth are. Nerve damage can cause teeth to discolour as well. More importantly, your oral hygiene habits and eating habits play a direct role in how pearly white your teeth really are. 

Tooth discolouration can occur in different ways. Some patients have teeth that appear yellow than normal. Others have teeth that turn brown or grey without explanation. Discolouration can also occur as dark spots, especially on the back molars. 

Dentists categorise tooth discolouration as being caused by intrinsic or extrinsic factors. Intrinsic means the discolouration occurs from the inside of the tooth. Extrinsic means the discolouration has occurred on the surface area of the tooth. In some cases, both may occur. 

The most common causes of extrinsic tooth discolouration are bad oral hygiene habits and food and drink. If you don’t brush your teeth every day, the plaque accumulation can cause the surface of the enamel to turn yellowish. Certain foods you consume, like red wine and coffee, can cause staining. If you drink coffee regularly, your teeth can easily get stained. 

Bad habits like smoking or chewing tobacco cause the enamel of your teeth to stain. Smoking is known to heavily contribute towards tooth discolouration. 

Intrinsic discolouration is caused by a variety of factors. Your genetics largely determine what colour your teeth would be from the inside. Some medications, like tetracycline antibiotics, could also cause enamel discolouration. In children, a condition called dental fluorosis can discolour still forming teeth. If the nerve of the tooth dies because of physical trauma, then the tooth could lose colour. 

Tooth Discolouration Treatments

While the causes of tooth discolouration can vary, treatment can be similar. There are certain preventative methods you can take as well, such as not smoking and rinsing your mouth after consuming stain-causing drinks. 

Premium Dental Turkey uses professional teeth whitening, dental veneers, and dental crowns to effectively treat tooth discolouration. These treatments work regardless of the cause of the discolouration, or whether it’s intrinsic or extrinsic.

Professional Teeth Whitening 

You may already be familiar with the many tooth-whitening products available in supermarkets. Professional teeth whitening is somewhat different from what these products aim to do. We use a high concentration of peroxide to bleach the enamel of your teeth. The peroxide content allowed in drugstore products are negligibly low so the results are not as prominent. Our clinic is authorized to use much higher concentrations to dramatically improve the shade. Teeth whitening at our clinic will only take 45 minutes with a single appointment. The procedure uses a peroxide gel the dentist will apply to your teeth. Then, the dentist would use a laser to activate this gel. This procedure is not invasive but requires highly precise hands. Our dental specialists are well-trained in conducting laser tooth whitening. Laser tooth whitening is suited to removing mainly extrinsic stains. We use the latest technology teeth whitening products and we offer 1-year guarantee for Teeth Whitening which makes us the only company offers a guarantee of Teeth Whitening. We use Philips Zoom technology which is a worldwide known and trusted Teeth Whitening brand. 

Dental Veneers 

Dental veneers can improve your tooth colour regardless of the cause of staining. Dental Veneers are wafer-thin shells made out of porcelain, ceramic, or a similar material. We custom design veneers and shade it as you like. You can have veneers shaded in a natural light yellowish colour, like real enamel, or you can choose a shiny white shade for a toothpaste-commercial smile. We will design the veneers and fit them onto your teeth. Applying dental veneers can be conducted in a single sitting. But you will need to come in for an initial screening to have the dentist make impressions of your teeth. 

Dental Crowns 

Like veneers, dental crowns can immediately improve the appearance of teeth regardless of the cause of staining. Crowns fit like a cap over teeth. We design dental crowns in our clinic according to your specifications. You can choose the shade for the crown as you like. The crowns will be permanently fitted to your teeth. Dental crowns act and feel like regular enamel so you can go on with your life as usual. The “cap” would also protect the tooth underneath and prevent further staining.

If you are suffering from discolouration and stains on your teeth Get Free Quote and save 70% compared to United Kingdom, Germany, USA and other Western European countries. We offer best quality dental treatments at the best possible prices. 

Premium Dental Turkey Medical Reference | Written by Dr. Dt.Furkan Altinel & Ismail Kilic on 2018-03-01 05:24:42