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Discoloration of teeth because of tablets

Hi, I was a cancer patient. I was using several medicines as part of the treatment. These medicines have destroyed the color of my teeth. I tried different DIY methods. But these DIY methods have affected adversely and my tooth is now decaying. When I eat sour food, I suffer from sensitivity. That's how I understood that my teeth were decaying and it was creating a cavity. My husband suggested undergoing dental cavity treatment from a dental clinic. I went to the dental clinic and the dentist told about filling the cavity for time being. Is this filling for the lifetime? Will this cause any difficulty while eating and talking? Is there any alternative to the filling? What all things should be kept in mind before undergoing the treatment?

  1. callisy2 months ago

    A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. When a dentist gives you a filling, he or she first removes the decayed tooth material, cleans the affected area, and then fills the cleaned out cavity with a filling material. By closing off spaces where bacteria can enter, a filling also helps prevent further decay. If decay or a fracture has damaged a large portion of the tooth, a crown, or cap, may be recommended. Decay that has reached the nerve may be treated in two ways: through root canal therapy (in which nerve damaged nerve is removed) or through a procedure called pulp capping (which attempts to keep the nerve alive). I hope this information will help you. You can see a specialist for this.

  2. noreenwawuda2 months ago

    External staining although being an aesthetic concern points at an underlying problem. Moreover, extrinsic discolorations that are neglected and lived with for a long time may become intrinsic, affecting dentin. Once that happens treatment could get more complicated and making it hard to rescue tooth structure. Professional help that is timely to prevent further discoloration and rectify the damage can prove effective. However, regular and responsible home care and prevention can effectively deliver results. By making a few simple lifestyle changes, you may be able to prevent teeth discoloration. For example, if you are a coffee drinker and/or smoker, consider cutting back or quitting all together. Also, improve your dental hygiene by brushing, flossing, and using a mouthwash daily, and getting your teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist every 6 months. My kid had a similar issue till when I took her to Bio tex. But the whitening procedure helped her a lot and now his teeth are just fine. Regular visits to the dentist, at least twice yearly would prevent stains from spreading. An in – office teeth cleaning and polishing would enable a speedy removal of stains in people susceptible due to unavoidable circumstances. Mouthwashes containing chlorhexidine should be used over a shorter period. Mouthwash in general should be diluted and not used frequently. Choose fillings made of composite resin or porcelain as silver amalgam fillings leave dark stains.

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