Tooth Discoloration in Tuckerton, NJ

discolored toothWhat Causes Tooth Discoloration?

Teeth become discolored for different reasons:

  • Drinking coffee, tea, or colas.
  • Some antibiotics may darken developing teeth in
  • Aging – The dentin underneath the enamel of a tooth
    gradually darkens with age.
  • Use of tobacco products.
  • Accidents – If a tooth
    has been traumatized, sometimes the nerve will gradually
    “die”, and the tooth becomes dark.
  • After Root Canal Therapy,
    a tooth will generally darken.

What Can Be Done About Tooth Discoloration?

The four most common remedies for tooth discoloration

Each patient must be evaluated individually, so Contact Us to set up a consultation. Dr. Petrosky will discuss the appropriate options with you for your particular case.