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Are Coffee, Tea and Wine Staining Your Teeth?

Common Symptoms

02/03/2010
While your favorite morning eye-opener, a freshly brewed cup of hot coffee or tea, may seem like a must have, the facts are clear. They stain natural teeth. In fact, there are numerous foods and beverages that can wreak havoc on your smile. However, there is good news. By incorporating more...

Uncovering the Causes of Your Stained Teeth

cosmetic dentistry

02/03/2010
The first and most important step in addressing stained teeth is identifying the cause or causes for the discoloration so that you can hopefully prevent additional staining in the future. To get started, you need a dental professional to determine if the stains or discoloration are extrinsic (external) or intrinsic more...

True or False: Too Much Swimming Pool Water Can Stain Your Teeth

Fun Dental Facts

02/03/2010
True! Frequent swimming may cause yellowish or dark brown stains on your teeth if you are spending six or more hours in the pool each week. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, when your teeth are exposed to large amounts of chemically treated pool water, which is more alkaline more...