If you notice white patches and transparent areas on the teeth, this may indicate insufficient oral hygiene, a lack of certain trace elements in the body, or that you have tooth decay.
In any case, it is worth investigating what exactly caused the appearance of white veins, and take appropriate measures to eliminate the problem.
With timely, adequate treatment, defects will be successfully eliminated.
The reasons for the appearance of
Why do there appear white spots and transparent patches on the teeth of children and adults? Here are the possible reasons:
Transparent enamel becomes with a strong thinning, which is due to a lack of calcium. Such a phenomenon is attributed to a cosmetic defect. A patient who collides with him often experiences pain when eating acidic or cold foods.
In addition, weaken the enamel: smoking, excessive home bleaching, abuse of sweet, inadequate saliva production (dry mouth).
Possible consequences in the absence of treatment
If you notice white patches and transparent areas on the teeth, this is the occasion for decisive action. The absence of treatment can significantly exacerbate the situation.
So, if the cause of the changes is caries, then gradually it will lead to the destruction and loss of the tooth.
With fluorosis and transparency, the brittleness of the enamel increases. It becomes subject to cracks, chips. Plus, the pain is guaranteed because of the high sensitivity of the damaged area.
What can a dentist do?
To clarify the diagnosis, it is advisable to consult a specialist who will determine the cause of the problem, suggest solutions.
What helps the dentist:
If the stains are caused by the constant exposure of the alkaline environment (heartburn, reflux, abuse of sweets, soda), then you will be asked to cover the teeth with a special compound that creates a protective barrier.
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What folk remedies will help solve the problem?
In the case of confirmed caries, in addition to procedures in the dental office, it is permissible to use the following folk methods:
If caries is excluded, then you should first of all adjust the food. When there is fluorosis, replace the water with bottled water. Temporarily exclude from the menu fish, shrimp, spinach.
When thinning enamel, you should enrich the diet with calcium-rich foods. Eat more cheese, yoghurts, dried fruits, cabbage, fresh herbs. Give up viscous sweet candy, seeds, biscuits. And also choose vitamin complexes with a high content of calcium and other microelements.
What kind of toothpaste is it worth to brush your teeth?
Regardless of the factors that caused the appearance of white dots or transparent streaks on the teeth, always observe oral hygiene! And also:
Remember, paste without fluoride is necessary for fluorosis. In other cases it is worthwhile to use a therapeutic and prophylactic option. For example, toothpastes: Lacalut, Sensodyne or Splat.
To enhance the protection of enamel, you can additionally use such a tool as Diplen. It creates the finest film coating, not allowing the influence on the teeth of harmful factors. Gel Fluoxal helps reduce sensitivity.
Well, in any pharmacy you will be offered a wide choice of means for mineralization at home: INNOVA, ConCool, Elmex and others. Before use, carefully read the instructions.