Why Are Teeth White?

Answer

Teeth are white because they have an outer coating called enamel, which is mostly made up of calcium and is itself white in colour. However, enamel can differ in colour as from yellowish to greyish.
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Enamel, because it is coloured white and teeth are covered in it.
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Dental fluorosis is the result of consuming too much fluoride in earlier years. The condition is permanent, but so far only appears to be cosmetic damage. The spots cannot be removed
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Assuming that people in the US do indeed have whiter teeth than most, it is likely. because we recognize the benefits and impact of a great smile and because a large market for whitening
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The tooth is composed of calcium, phosphorus, and other mineral salts. This produces its white
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Teeth are white because they are composed of calcium, phosphorus and other mineral salts. The combination of these are what give teeth their white appearance.
Why are teeth white depends on the health of them. Some people have white teeth because of the toothpaste you use. Teeth may also be white because of genetics.
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