Staining and discoloration of the teeth can have many causes. Certain foods, including: tea, coffee, soft-drinks, juices, alcohol, iron supplements, condiments, etc. can lead to staining of the teeth. Also, trauma to the baby teeth and/or the permanent tooth can lead to discoloration of the teeth. Teeth can also have defects in the enamel which can cause discoloration.
Depending on the cause of the staining, several treatment options exist for whitening of the teeth. Often a prophylaxis or cleaning can remove build up and lead to a brighter smile. At smiLee, we can discuss whitening options to help you achieve your brightest smile.