There are two types of common tooth stains, extrinsic and intrinsic.
- Extrinsic tooth stains are surface stains, and the easiest to remove. They are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. Tobacco can also stain teeth.
- Intrinsic tooth stains arise from the inside out. Tooth injury or tetracycline are the usual culprits. Intrinsic stains are harder to remove completely, but it is possible to lighten them.
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