Tooth Discoloration: Aetiology, Features, Management
Poor oral hygiene (chrornogenic bacteria): green/orange stain.
Drugs: iron supplements – black; minocycline – black; chlorhexidine – brown/black; rifabutin – red.
Poor oral hygiene: gingivally.
Beverages/food: affects all surfaces but mainly gingivally .
Drugs: affects all surfaces but mainly gingivally.
If due to beverages/food/drugs, it can be removed by prophylaxis.
Poor oral hygiene requires tooth brush
instruction with the use of disclosing tablets/solution