Tooth Staining

What is Staining My Teeth?

What is staining my teeth? There are basically two types of tooth staining or discoloration: extrinsic, which affects teeth from the outside; and intrinsic, staining built into the structure of the tooth itself. Extrinsic stains can be caused by a variety of sources.  Microscopic pits, fissures, and defects in the enamel of teeth make them…