Fluorosis is a condition that results from the intake of excess fluoride. It results in mottled teeth, calcification of ligaments, and skeletal problems. Exposure to high levels of fluoride can cause symptoms, such as stomach pain, excess salivation, nausea, and vomiting.

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How to remove yellow stains from my teeth due to fluorosis?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old male. I have yellow spots on my teeth. I consulted a doctor and he told me it as fluorosis. Now I am looking for a way to remove these yellow spots present on my teeth.   Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly send the images of the yellow spots. So, I can guide you further for management to have a complete recovery and sparking tooth forever. Yellow spots can occur due to various reasons. Fluorosis causes discoloration of teeth due to ex...  Read Full »

Does activated charcoal remove stains due to dental fluorosis?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 18 years old. I am suffering from dental fluorosis. The stains are present from my childhood and they are getting darker now especially on the front teeth. I consulted a doctor and he suggested a procedure that was very costly. I read that activated charcoal helps in removing toxins a...  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the query. Please upload an image of your teeth. After seeing it, I can help you to guide you further. Fluorosis occurs due to excess fluoride deposition. Children of eight years and below are at risk as it occurs while having the development of perma...  Read Full »

I have brown teeth because of fluoride. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My probleam is my tooth and the color of my tooth is completly brown, this happen becouse of flouride. Based on this is possible to remove brown colour to white and how much does it cost?  Read Full »

Dr. Geeth Sadasivam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture attached along with your complaint (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have severe dental fluorosis along with severe external stains. It is definitely possible to get whiter teeth with the help of dental veneers. Firstly the pr...  Read Full »

What causes white spots to appear on teeth?

Query: Hi doctor, I have two small white spots on the lower portion of my front tooth. Can it be removed by microabrasion? Is the procedure worth? Please guide.  Read Full »

Dr. Shwetha Hegde

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are several reasons for the white spots on your teeth. Usually, white spots appear when the mineral content in the outer part of the teeth (enamel) is less. White spots could also occur due to high fluoride level in the drinking water or nutritional deficiency du...  Read Full »

My Teeth Are Yellow.Is Scaling Only A Temporary Process To Clean The Teeth?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am 19 years old. My teeth are yellow from childhood (from 10 years of age). A black layer is formed at the backside of teeth. When I see my teeth it seems very dirty and too much of creamy layer is formed on my teeth especially in lower canines and lower incisors. In the lower teeth...  Read Full »

Dr. Subha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yellowing of teeth is mainly due to one of the following or a combination of these: Tartar or plaque deposits (soft yellowish deposits) on the teeth. Calculus deposits (calcified hard deposits) on the teeth. Fluorosis - internal discoloration of the teeth due to ...  Read Full »

Why do I get white spots on teeth during cold weather?

Query: Hi doctor, I get white spots on my teeth periodically in cold weather climates. I am getting married in this climate and I do not want spots on my teeth on my wedding day. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Priyanga Kesavan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Congratulations on your wedding. Good to hear. Sounds like a fluorosis. It happens due to fluoride deposit on tooth. And it do not appear periodic. It will be there all your life time. Need a picture of your tooth for better diagnosis. If it is cosmetic issue you can...  Read Full »

My teeth are yellow.I am not even smiling because of embarrassment. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a large white spot on one of my front teeth. My teeth are yellow and it makes my smile look bad. When I was young, I had used a paste given to me by my dentist. I cannot remember the name of it, but I was supposed to scrub it on my teeth, leave it for five minutes and then spit ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nivedita Dalmia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Read Full »

How to make white spots on teeth less noticeable?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently started getting white spots on my two front teeth. What is it? How can I make it less noticeable?  Read Full »

Dr. Subha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. White spots on the teeth might be due to: Plaque (tartar) accumulation on the teeth due to improper brushing. Decalcification of the outer enamel layer of the tooth called the enamel hypoplasia. Initial stages of tooth decay called incipient caries. Fluorosis. ...  Read Full »

What can be done for fluorosis in upper front teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, My upper two teeth have fluorosis and they come outside. So, can I correct those two teeth only?  Read Full »

Dr. Asma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have mentioned about fluorosis in your two front teeth, you can get it treated either with a procedure called as bleaching or you can get veneers, that is, a layer to cover the teeth. You have also mentioned that the front two teeth are moving outside. For th...  Read Full »

Why are teeth chipping, cracking, sensitive and sore since pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Since I was pregnant with my 1-year-old son, my teeth have been chipping, cracking, very sensitive and very sore. I noticed even today. My gums are turning white. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Asma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the picture which you have sent me, what I can see is that your teeth are not in a very good condition. You are suffering from a condition called fluorosis, which is caused due to the excessive deposition of fluoride in the teeth, which ultimately leads to weaken...  Read Full »

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