Discoloration of Teeth: A Literature Review

  • Sheenam Kansal
  • Lucky Jindal Senior Lecturer, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, JCD Dental College, Sirsa, Haryana, India
  • Kriti Garg Senior Lecturer, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, J.N. Kapoor DAV (C) Dental College, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, India
  • Kalpna Thakur Lecturer, Oral pathology and microbiology, H.P Govt. Dental College (IGMC), Shimla (H.P), India
  • Silky Mehta PG Student, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, J.N. Kapoor DAV (C) Dental College, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, India
  • Himangi Pachori Dental Surgeon, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Keywords: Staining, Intrinsic Stains, Discoloration

Abstract

The psychological and social impact of tooth staining on patient has been greatly reported. Tooth staining may be the result of different etiological factors, it may have different appearances, location and severity. Tooth discoloration is mainly caused by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. There are various types of treatment available and it depends upon the underlying etiology and depth of the lesion. Treatment can be microabrasion of enamel, bleaching, veneers and crowns.

Published
2020-05-31