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I would lke to know how teeth stain? What can cause the stain? Does toothpaste alone help?


Teeth are porous and pick up stain from what you put in your mouth. Toothpaste will remove the surface stain some; however, whitening treatments are the most effective.

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Wendy  J Moore, RDH, EFDA, BS, MS Wendy J Moore, RDH, EFDA, BS, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University