Our teeth can become discolored by stains on the surface or by changes in the tooth material. It can be classified into 3 main categories. Extrinsic: This occurs when the outer layer of the tooth is stained. Intrinsic: When Inner Surface or structure of the tooth (the dentin) darkens or gets a yellow tint. Age-related: This is a combination of extrinsic and intrinsic factors. Dentin naturally yellows over time. The enamel that covers the teeth gets thinner with age, which allows the dentin to show through.
Teeth become discolored for different reasons:
Ranging from yellow to permanent white spot on the teeth, symptoms of discoloration may vary.
We all know that prevention is always better than cure. To prevent staining of teeth, one has to maintain few day-to-day tips
Treatment options can vary depending on the cause of the discoloration and may include.