Dental erosion is losing the surface of your teeth due to acids. Acid can come from food, drinks or coming up from your stomach.
Ice cream? Hot coffee? You are not alone... These things can give you sensitivity.
To work out how to remove stains from the teeth, we must first determine whether they come from the inside or the outer surface of the tooth.
Most tooth-whitening toothpastes that are available on the market work by being abrasive. The abrasive properties of the toothpaste can remove extrinsic tooth stains. These abrasive agents can include calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, and hydrated aluminium oxides. Some whitening toothpastes additionally contain either hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide.
Let’s be honest, isolation can be boring, so it’s only natural that we eat more to keep ourselves occupied! So, here are some common culprits that can cause tooth staining. Generally speaking, anything dark in colour can stain your teeth over time! There are two types of tooth staining: intrinsic and extrinsic tooth stains. Intrinsic stains come from the ‘inside’ of the tooth, underneath the enamel. Extrinsic stains sit on top of the enamel.
With all these changes caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), it has most certainly changed the way we do teeth.
Which changes effect me? At the time of writing, Dentists are highly recommended to practice under Level 3 restrictions where all elective surgeries must be halted.
Is your smile the way you want it to be or are there significant flaws that keep you from showing it off to the world?
Most people can identify at least one characteristic of their smile that falls short and where improvements can be made.
While restorative dentistry can get your teeth and gums into tip-top great health and proper function, cosmetic dentistry can make them look their best.