Discolored teeth can be of developmental or acquired etiology. Causative factors include fluorosis, tobacco products, tea, coffee, soft drinks, wines, Tetracycline-induced stains, aging, poor oral hygiene, amalgam restorations, non-vital teeth due to trauma, etc. Discolored teeth, especially the front teeth, pose cosmetic concerns in people. Treatment options range from professional bleaching, scaling, veneering, at-home bleaching, and avoiding frequent intake of stain-causing food items and beverages.
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Query: Hello doctor, I have a discolored broken tooth with a hole. Is there any way I could have an infection, there is no pain in the area, and I can feel the tooth when I press with my tongue. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your concern. I assume all your concerns are based on one tooth. Two scenarios are happening there. 1) The nerve of that tooth might be dead, which is the reason for not feeling any pain and causing discoloration in the same. 2) The nerve is und... Read Full »