Now, I'm usually too tired and just go straight to bed, and I have noticed a brown discoloration forming on several teeth on my lower front teeth. The long-term use of tetracycline and minocycline has been reported to cause tooth discoloration even in adults. Your dental professional can use special tools to test your teeth for possible cracks. If you have a serious cracked tooth that goes through the outer layers of tooth enamel and dentin to exposes the tooth pulp, the tooth can become loose and your gums may bleed. This is to occur in children who have teeth that are still developing. Characteristically, multiple teeth are affected. This type of discoloration is generally due to the accumulation of dental plaque, calculus tartar and assorted debris.
Just last month I had to have surgery to remove the molar and I'd gotten an infection and was on antibiotics for awhile. Chipped Tooth: If you have a chipped tooth, you might not feel any unless the chip is large enough to expose the nerves in the inner layer of the tooth. Any discoloration, pain, swelling, blood, or anything of this nature are not normal signs of healthy teeth, and should be pursued hastely. Some people have teeth that tend to be more blue-grey, others more yellow-brown. Documenting a patient's tooth shade. By that time you would have the start of periodontal disease requiring further treatments. It seems to be spreading and I have been told I have gingivitis at a previous dentist appt.
A potential side effect is brown spots on teeth. Teeth whose nerve tissue has undergone changes, or have had root canal therapy, frequently darken. They range in shade from almost yellow to dark brown. . It also will start to smell badly. After Care: After treatment for a chipped tooth, it is important to maintain a regular oral care routine. I would have had to spend three times what I did without the insurance.
The answer is not always yes. Red blood cells might be released within a tooth's nerve space as a result of trauma, or as a consequence of pathology like nerve tissue degeneration. A broken wisdom tooth will cause more harm than good if left untreated. You should seek immediate dental care before any further damage is done. If the root is too badly damaged, you will need to have the tooth removed and replaced.
Results from in-office procedures usually last around three years. Always seek the advice of your medical doctor or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Brown stains are usually due to frequent consumption of coffee, tea, or drinks which contain caramel coloring for example, colas. The dentist should explain what this is in the event I misdiagnosed you If you don't mind giving your teeth time to re-color themselves, I would begin by buying a whitening toothpaste. Doing so may damage the underlying permanent tooth. Even when the mouth is closed, the face may appear more sunken in. They may also signal health concerns, such as celiac disease.
Intrinsic stain can also be produced by excess fluoride consumption and events that interrupt the normal formation of tooth structure—like childhood illness or injury. It can also be caused in children if their mothers took these medications during pregnancy. Tartar can range in color from yellow to brown, and it appears along the gum line. Seek orthodontic treatment using traditional braces or. Although the pulp is important during a tooth's growth and development, the tooth can survive without it once it's fully mature. With age, thinner enamel and darker underlying dentin results in tooth darkening.
Death of the tooth nerve. Brown spots, as well as other discolorations, have multiple causes. Brown spots are often a sign of poor oral hygiene. During sleep you may generate 300 p. It is possible you have periodontitis, which is another thread. As a standard rule, tetracycline and related antibiotics should not be prescribed for children eight years and younger, or for pregnant women. Some of this can be attributed to the effects of chromogenic agents such as coffee, cola and tobacco products see above.
My teeth have brownish-gray spots or freckles on them. What causes broken teeth, fractured teeth, cracked teeth and other dental injuries? Note: If an individual tooth has darkened, especially one that has a history of receiving trauma even many years before , it may be an indication that the health of its nerve tissue has been seriously compromised and that. This tends to decreases the overall translucency of the tooth, thus making it appear darker. Have every 6 months to discover problems early and receive treatment before decay undermines tooth structure or fillings and weaken them, predisposing them to fracture. What might have caused this? Multiple missing teeth can significantly affect your ability to chew food properly and thus avoid poor nutrition and digestive problems. This type of cracked tooth is obvious and painful, and it can cause inflammation and infection at the tooth root that often leaves tooth extraction as the only treatment. Afternoon: If you get a chance, get a quick brush in, especially if you've had a big lunch.
B Systemic exposure to medicinal compounds tetracycline, fluoride. Taking care of your gums and teeth help you avoid tooth decay and bad breath. When teeth lean toward vacant spaces significantly, spaces between the teeth are created where food becomes trapped and periodontal disease may begin or accelerate. Admittedly my dental hygiene is not the greatest. Make an appointment for the tooth to be examined, an x-ray may be taken and the dentist will determine treatment options.