Conditions with symptom: 'clenched teeth'
My teeth are in pretty poor shape after my childhood and my reluctance to clean my teeth. I'm living with the consequences now, but thankfully I am brushing my teeth twice a day currently. However, my top 2 teeth have began to rot at the top of the tooth where it meets the gum, and I have had numerous fillings. Is there anything I can do to make the appearance of my teeth better, make the teeth whiter and look more healthy. And also, disguise or fix the rotted area between my top two teeth and my gum.
The most suitable solution is to have 'composite' restorations placed which are white - this must be done by a dentist and is available on the NHS for anterior teeth. Keep on top of your brushing etc., stop smoking and avoid foods that stain teeth including wine/curry etc.
the rot at the top of your teeth is because you are not cleaning your teeth properly. i would advise a trip to the dentist to have the rot removed and filling placed, and thena trip to the hygienist for a very strict oral hygiene regime
Hi I'm stevie and I'm coming 26, for the past 9 years my teeth are yellow and the enamel is off most my teeth, I used to drink a lot of fizzy drinks when I was in my teens. I always have to fillings done because I'm always breaking and chipping my teeth and I also smoke I know that doesn't help my teeth but I have tried to quit a few times in the past. But I have bad anxiety problems that I just can't socialise with people because I don't want people seeing my teeth, I can't remember when the last time I actually smiled. Because of my teeth I get badly depressed and there days that I don't eat beacuse I scared of breaking my teeth. I have no confidence or self esteemm, when I see people in street they have nice perfect teeth. I hate my teeth and I hate myself for what I have done to them. Can anybody help or give me advice?
I'm 34 and some of my teeth have crumbled. I only have 24 teeth left and at least 5 have crumbled. I brush my teeth twice per day. My dentist told me that it's due to smoking. I have friends who smoke more than I do but have perfect teeth. Why are my teeth doing this and how do I stop it?
im frightend to visit my dentist as i have fear of needles
I have been type 1 diabetic for 31 years,,I am 38 and have lost all my top teeth,I am now waiting for my bottom teeth to start falling out,my dentist says its due to my diabetes that my gums are shrinking and they cant do anything for me only teeth on a pallet,I also suffer from depression and this problem isn't helping that
hi i have a problem with my teeth i have a bridge that i have had in my top mouth for 16 yrs and which is starting to break and cannot afford private care and the bottom teeth there are only 6 of my own teeth as when i was pregant had very low calsuim and lost there rest of my teeth and its getting to hard to chew food unless its very soft pls help me as i need to have a smile and teeth in my mouth pls let me now if u can help me as i am manchester thank u
Hi, I'm caity and when I was younger and my milk teeth came out the teeth that then came out turned yellow straight away. My teeth are in perfcet condition, I've never needed fillings or any thing like that, but I want to know what should I do about this, I am very embarrassed about my teeth and I just want to be able to smile again. Is there any advice you can give me to help me with this?
Hi, I'm 15 and recently my dentist has been baffled as to why I still have my baby teeth. I recently had to go there because if two teeth chipping, they were both baby teeth, molars and both on the side of the mouth I eat with normally. The dentist a say it was caused by the pressure of the adult teeth growing and excessive grinding, probably while in bed.My teeth are in good condition, I brush two-three times a day with Clinomin toothpaste as it prevents staining from tea and coffee. I was wondering if there is anything I could do about getting my baby teeth out and stopping grinding, as my dentist hasn't offered me any treatment. Please help, I love my teeth lots, thanks.
hi im 21 and i really hate my teeth and embarrased by them. i never show my teeth, im always covering them up and never smiling. i tend to always have white chewing gum that i use to cover over my front teeth. as a baby had to have loads of medicine and the acid has made my two front teeth really brown and nasty which wont go, i have tryed everything from whitening to biocardonate soda on the teeth brush scrubbing for hours but nothin works. also to make matters worse i have two fangs each side which are bad and stick out low and my teeth are not straight at all. i was always told there was nothing wrong with my teeth and didnt need braces but now im stuck with brown aligned teeth and fangs.. its effecting my life so much everyday and depressing me and im a student who has not got the funds for all the treatment they say do which i have tried, please help me x
hi, im 18 and had the same brown marks on my 2 front teeth through medication etc from when i was younger. i went to the dentist several times and they suggested having vaneers to cover my teeth. i recently moved to a new dentist who suggested microabrasion where they put some acidic substance on the teeth and scrape it off which removes the discolouration i had this done a few months ago and im now completely happy with my teeth :) x
you have got 2 options, 1st don't worry about them at all, if it's not painful, we all have got at least one weakness, some one is short, some one have got bad teeth, some girls got really small breast, .... 2nd, you pull these 2 tooth out and make 2 new once, ( artificial) however it will costs you.
I have yellow teeth and they look really thin, i brush my teeth, i will admit i only use to brush my teeth in the morning but now i do it three times a day to try and help. Is there anything affordable i can get to tr and help whiting my teeth nd make them stronger and possibly stop seeing light through it? please help
My teeth were yellow too. I brushed every now and then, not on a regular basis as I know I should have, then I tried this: Buy some 'Baking soda' or 'Bicarbonate of soda' NOT Baking Powder(cost about 90p from Tesco's) it is a 'natural earth element' and very safe to use. If you accidentally drink some dont worry, some athletes actually drink it before performing to enhance performance infact. Next, buy some pure (not concentrate) Lemon juice, wet the toothbrush slightly with tap water then dip into soda then add 2-3 drops of lemon juice and it will start to fizz. This reaction lifts stains from teeth. Now, brush teeth (in an up and down motion for a minimum of ten minutes then rinse. You should notice an immediate colour change though dont expect a yellow to pearl white difference just yet, and only use the lemon juice twice a week max! however, use the bicarb of soda every time. I usually take 20 mins a time to brush my teeth twice a day, (10 mins with bicarb and lemon juice and ten mins with a toothpaste dipped in bicarb of soda once after breakast and once after my evening meal. The results of just one week of this will tranform the colour of your teeth and you will be completely encouraged to look after your teeth from there on as the results will impress you so much! Before toothpaste was invented, bicarb of soda and water was the toothpaste of the day, it still is really. Most of the expensive toothpaste's have bicarb in them albeit a small amount and bicarb is the ingredient that the dentist does NOT want you to know about as it puts them out of work. Bicarbonate of Soda also freshens breath and thoroughly neutralize's bacteria. Try it, and tell everyone!
I wouldn't recommend bicarbonate of soda, particularly if your teeth are already "thin" because bicarb is very abrasive. I certainly couldn't recommend lemon juice, because of its acidity. It sounds like you have some acid erosion, and the yellow colour is from the dentine, which lies under the surface enamel and is naturally yellow. As the enamel thins, the yellow dentine is more visible. Erosion would be made worse by stain removal using these "home made" remedies. Unfortunately there is no DIY response to the problem - you need to see a dentist. In the mean time, avoid acidic food and drink, such as coke (even diet), other fizzy drinks, fruit juice, wine etc
i am 24 and am currently pregnant with y 3rd child whilst pregnant with my first i got gingivitis and my teeth started to rot. i didnt suffer in my second pregnancy but i did have the brown outline around my teeth filled and now i am pregnant again it has got worse all my teeth have the brown outline and a few of my teeth have actually crumbled and majority of them are painfull to the point where i cannot sleep and also all my teeth are almost a orange colour i always have people comment on how i should smile more but im too embarassed by the state of my teeth and people close to me are always commenting on how disgusting they are can you help me find the cause and possible a cure for me?
i know how you feel i have 2 children and in both my pregnancy i had gingivitis and now after having my daughter 5 months ago i have had all my back teeth taken out and my front once are heading that way too i just hope they can save them
hii have a problem with my teeth they are going black and crumbly.i do brush my teeth reglur.i get very depressed with my teeth.i suffer with pd,mental health,disabled,just come out of hospital with eumonia.i dont look at my teeth now becauseof depression.i find it hard to get about because im disabld and user of a wheel cheel chair.can you please help.thanks nick
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