Regular brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your smile white and bright overtime. Here are five reasons your teeth are changing colour and what you can do to get those pearly whites shining again.
Often overlooked, this is one of the most common causes of tooth discolouration. If you have injured your teeth the affected area will release more dentin causing the tooth to darken. Fortunately in some cases dental specialists are able to bleach the affected tooth to appear whiter.
There are many medications that cause tooth darkening as a side effect of use. If you are taking medicaiton for pro longed periods of time talk to your health professional about alternative options.
3. Food & drink
Coffee & tea are the main culprits along with spices and wine. Food has chromogens which attach and discolour the outer enamel of the teeth. Drinking with a straw can help avoid staining on your pearly whites.
When niccotine & tar are exposed to oxygen they create a yellow stain that attaches itself to the enamel of your teeth. Avoid smoking or switch to vaping which contains no tar or niccotine.
As we grow older the enamel on our teeth wear down, this makes it easier for our teeth to become discoloured. Maintain regular hygenist appointments and eat a well balenced diet.
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