Dental Arts SPB: White Spot Treatment

Dental Arts SPB: White Spot Treatment

Jul 26, 2018

There can be several different issues involving our smile that can cause an individual to feel self conscious and what to hide their smile from the world. One of these issues are annoying white spots. Thankfully, white spots can be resolved with the help of our team at Dental Arts SPB. What causes white spots and how can they be effectively treated? Continue reading on to learn more about white spot treatment.

What causes white spots?

White spots are a common dental issue and several different things can cause them to form such as the following:

  • Fluorosis is caused from a high fluoride intake during the development of adult teeth.
  • Decalcification is the loss of minerals from the tooth’s enamel. This is often due to a lack of good oral hygiene for a period of time.
  • Trauma as a baby can lead to white spots as an adult.

How can they be treated?

Many people look to teeth whitening treatments to resolve their white spots, but this does little to help the situation. The white spots will remain a lighter color then the rest of the enamel. One option is bonding or dental veneers. However, these options require removing a portion of the healthy enamel. Innovations have allowed for a new treatment call Icon. Icon helps to restore the natural color of the tooth by helping to blend the white spots in with the rest of the tooth.

If you are affecting by annoying white spots, then know there is a reachable solution with the help of our experienced dental staff. Contact our dental office to learn more about white spot treatment options for your smile. Call us today to set up your next dental exam and consultation with a member of our staff.

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