What You Need To Know About Grey Teeth:
How do I get rid of grey teeth? How long does it take to remove them completely? Can they come back after treatment? Is there anything else I need to worry about when it comes to getting rid of my grey teeth?
These are some of the questions you might have. If you want answers then read on!
How Do I Get Rid Of My Grey Teeth?
There are several methods to get rid of your grey teeth. Some of these methods include:
1) Fillings: There are many types of fillings available nowadays.
They can be made from different materials such as bone, enamel or even human saliva. All these fillings have their own advantages and disadvantages which will affect the way they work with your mouth. For example, one type of dental filling may make your teeth feel softer while another type may cause pain if you chew on it too much.
2) Dentures: A denture is a piece of metal that covers your natural teeth.
It’s not uncommon to see people wearing dentures all over the world. They have been around for centuries and nowadays they are definitely affordable.
3) Dental Veneers: A veneer is a thin piece of material that can be attached to the front of your teeth.
These thin pieces of material are made from different materials such as glass or porcelain and they help disguise any defects on your teeth.
These are some of the most common procedures you can use to get rid of grey teeth. Whether or not you need to use some of these procedures is up to your dentist. There are other procedures that can be done but these are the most common ones.
How Long Does It Take To Treat Grey Teeth?
The amount of time it takes to get rid of grey teeth will vary on a case by case basis. On average, it can take a couple of weeks for the procedure to be done. Some cases can be done in just one day. If you want to learn more about the procedures, ask your dentist and they will provide you with more details on what you can expect.
Can They Come Back After The Treatment?
Most grey teeth are caused by bacteria or food that gets stuck in between your teeth. If this is the case then the best way to treat it is to remove the bacteria or whatever it is that’s causing the problem. If you don’t remove the bacteria, then it will continue to grow and you may end up with more tooth decay.
That being said, once the bacteria is removed, your teeth shouldn’t turn grey again. They key here is to prevent the problem from happening in the first place. You can do this by brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing regularly. If you want to reduce the chances of developing grey teeth even more, you can use mouthwash as well.
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