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Causes Of Yellow Teeth And How To Avoid Them

Posted on 7/24/2023 by Classic Smiles
Causes Of Yellow Teeth And How To Avoid ThemYellow teeth may not be thought of as urgent as many dental conditions, nonetheless, it can cost someone their willingness to smile and remain confident. The good news is that it is easy to change your teeth's yellowness by simply changing what you eat and drink.

Sticking to a healthy oral hygiene routine and visiting a local dentist for dental cleanings and whitening treatment could be some of the quick solutions to your tallow teeth. Check out what could cause your teeth to turn yellow.

Food and Drinks

Many foods and drinks cause yellowing of teeth such as berries and tomatoes. These have pigments that could stain your teeth. Curry and spices, on the other hand, may cause tooth discoloration. Dark-colored drinks and beverages like tea, coffee, wine, and cola can also stain teeth. At times, foods that contain no color can bring about the stain. Check what you eat to know whether it is the cause of your teeth turning yellow.

Poor Dental Hygiene

Dentists can't stress enough the need for regular brushing and flossing. While dental hygiene is essential for warding off cavities, decay, and gum tissue disease, it is also slightly responsible for whitening teeth. If you don't brush and floss, biofilm, and debris will form on your teeth, hence contributing to enamel staining. It is also advisable to schedule professional cleanings with our dentist to get rid of stains and brighten your teeth.

Some Diseases

Certain diseases are known to hamper the proper development of tooth enamel and dentin. When this happens, tooth discoloration may arise. Some medications too, such as chemotherapy and head and neck radiation can cause teeth to discolor. Again, a baby's enamel can get affected by infections suffered by the pregnant mother.

To understand why the color of your teeth is changing or why they are getting yellow and losing their luster, kindly reach out to our office for help. Call us to set up an appointment for a checkup and treatment.

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