There are a lot of misconceptions out there about tooth color and oral health.  

Sure, sometimes specific colors can point to really specific problems, but just because your teeth aren’t gleamingly Hollywood white doesn’t mean you’ve necessarily got a problem.  Whitening is largely a cosmetic procedure, and one of the most common performed in our office.  

This article from the BBC goes into more detail about tooth color and what it might tell you about your oral health.


Read the original article here: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20171208-why-having-white-teeth-doesnt-mean-they-are-healthy