White spot removal at Abbey Road Dental in St Johns Wood NW8
What causes white spots on your teeth?
White spots on teeth are more common than you might think and can be caused in a variety of ways as follows:
- White spots following teeth trauma in early years
- Decalcification – this is where minerals are lost from the tooth enamel and can occurs following lapses in personal oral hygiene or following fixed brace treatments
- Fluorosis – caused following high fluoride intake when the teeth are developing
- Molar Incisor Hypoplasia – where the enamel layer is non-uniform and defective