Dental fluorosis

What is Dental fluorosis?

Dental fluorosis, also called mottling of tooth enamel, is a developmental disturbance of dental enamel caused by excessive exposure to high concentrations of fluoride during tooth development. The risk of fluoride overexposure occurs at any age but it is higher at younger ages.

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hey. i have been having teeth problem for quite a long time. ok so here s the problem, my teeth are slightly yellow and i believe these are caused...

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The photograph shows that you have dental fluorosis. This is a condition which occurs due to consumption of water containing high levels of...

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My children are brushing their teeth with Colgate tooth paste. But my friend told me that the tooth paste used by adults should not be used by the...

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Fluoride reduced dental decay by at least 40%, so all children should use fluoride toothpaste.It is important to use only a small pea-sized amount...

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I daily brush my teeth for almost 5-7min., but still my teeth is yellowish.How I will make them white????

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Thanks for posting your query.

The teeth can be yellow due to many reasons like:

>The teeth can become discolored by smoking.

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