Dentists of Ivanhoe

Discoloured Teeth

Tooth discolouration refers to when the colour of your teeth changes. With discolouration, your teeth may darken, turn from white to different colours, or develop white or dark spots in places.

What Causes Tooth Discolouration?

External stains also referred to as extrinsic stains occur on the enamel of your tooth and can be caused by:
Internal stains occur in the internal structure of your tooth and can occur from:

If your teeth are discolored, there is no need to stress, it will occur overtime as you age and can be treated.

Along with our teeth whitening services at Dentists of Ivanhoe, there are a number of preventative measures you can take on a daily basis with simple actions such; as brushing your teeth after every meal, rinsing your mouth after drinking coffee or red wine, keeping up to date with your routine check up and cleans and avoiding overuse of fluoride in children’s teeth.


Achieve a Healthy and Straighter Smile

To arrange a consultation with our dentists in Ivanhoe, or for any enquiries, please call our clinic today.