Food and drink: Food and drinks that contribute to change the color of teeth:
Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth.
Poor dental hygiene : Inadequate brushing and flossing to remove plaque and stain-producing substances like coffee and tobacco can cause tooth discoloration.
Some diseases like:
Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example:
Dental materials: Some of the materials used in dentistry, such as amalgam restorations, especially silver sulfide-containing materials, can cast a gray-black color to teeth.
Advancing age : As you age, the outer layer of enamel on your teeth gets worn away revealing the natural yellow color of dentin.
Genetics. Some people have naturally brighter or thicker enamel than others.
Environment. Excessive fluoride either from environmental sources (naturally high fluoride levels in water) or from excessive use (fluoride applications, rinses, toothpaste, and fluoride supplements taken by mouth) can cause teeth discoloration.
Trauma. For example, damage from a fall can disturb enamel formation in young children whose teeth are still developing. Trauma can also cause discoloration to adult teeth.
1-By making a few simple lifestyle changes:
2. If your teeth appear to be an abnormal color without ready explanation and, if other symptoms are also present, make an appointment to see your dentist.
Treatment options to whiten teeth can vary depending on the cause of the discoloration and may include: