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Oral-health

Question
Posted by: Sonja | 2004/11/10

Q.

White spots on teeth

What causes white spots on one's teeth? Can it be removed?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

90% of the time those white spots are a results of hypermineralisation. They are areas of higher calcium and mineral deposits. They can be masked by small fillings. You cannot remove them as they more often than not penetrate deep through the tooth.

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