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Tooth discoloration

Tooth discoloration: Introduction

Tooth discoloration: Changes to the color of teeth. See detailed information below for a list of 115 causes of Tooth discoloration, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Tooth discoloration:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Tooth discoloration. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes in Children: Tooth discoloration

  • Alkaptonuria
  • Dentinal dysplasia type II
  • Amelgenesis imperfecta
  • Food and drink
  • Dental plaque
  • Doxycycline use
  • Severe tooth trauma during enamel formation in secondary teeth
  • Periapical infection of primary teeth
  • Primary tooth trauma
  • Tooth decay
  • Tooth pulp trauma and bleeding
  • Acrylic tooth restoration
  • Severe fluorosis
  • Maternal infection
  • Childhood infection during enamel formation
  • Porphyria
  • Tetracycline therapy
  • more causes...»

Causes of Types of Tooth discoloration:

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Tooth discoloration: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Tooth discoloration

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Medications or substances causing Tooth discoloration:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Tooth discoloration as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Tooth discoloration: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tooth discoloration

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Causes of Tooth discoloration listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Tooth discoloration:

Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)
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Detailed list of causes of Tooth discoloration

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How Common are these Causes of Tooth discoloration?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tooth discoloration. Of the 115 causes of Tooth discoloration that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 113 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tooth discoloration:

The following list of conditions have 'Tooth discoloration' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Fluorosis ... discolored teeth, brown stained teeth, chalky white teeth patches, yellow stained teeth









Conditions listing medical complications: Tooth discoloration:

The following list of medical conditions have Tooth discoloration or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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What are the alternative names for Tooth discoloration:

Dental discoloration, Teeth stained
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Classifications of Tooth discoloration:

Subtypes of Tooth discoloration:

Stained teeth (21 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Tooth discoloration:

Dental symptoms (886 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Tooth symptoms (886 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Tooth discoloration:

Tooth symptoms (886 causes), Dental conditions, Gum conditions, Food agents, Lack of dental hygiene, Coffee, Tea, Chemotherapy, Dental materials, Antipsychotic medication, Iron supplementataion, Antihistaminics, Chlorhexidine, Mouth rinsing agents, Genetics, Trauma, Cetylpyridinium chloride

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