White spots on teeth can result from a variety of reasons, from fluorosis to demineralization. While they may be the same color as your natural teeth, they can still look out of place and ruin your smile. This doesn't have to be the case – there are a number of treatments available to get rid of those pesky white spots for good, some of which we've discussed below.
Micro-abrasion is a procedure that uses tools like rotary mandrels to scrape off a thin layer of enamel from the surface of your teeth. A whitening treatment often follows to make sure that the teeth have a more uniform appearance.
If you're worried about removing enamel, don't be – this involves removing an extremely thin layer, and won't be damaging for your teeth.
Teeth whitening is used for yellow and brown stains, and white stains are no exception. Teeth bleaching can be achieved by using over-the-counter products or professional treatment. OTC products aren't as effective as professional treatments because of the low level of active ingredients in the formulation. If you opt for professional treatment, you can have an in-office procedure or opt for a take-home kit approved by Tania Tran, DMD and . This balances the color of your teeth, making white spots less noticeable.
If you have a lot of white spots on your teeth, opting for porcelain veneers may be the way to go. These are long-lasting, bond to the surface of the teeth, and resist staining in the future.
No matter the cause of the white spots, Tania Tran, DMD and can help eliminate them. Depending on the cause, they can offer a number of treatment options and then discuss which is the right option for you. If you want to book a consultation with them, don't hesitate to call Grove Street Family Dentistry at (360) 659-3200.
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