How should I approach a discolored tooth?

Carmichael, Daniel T.
October 2010
Veterinary Medicine;Oct2010, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p455
Academic Journal
The article offers ways to approach a discolored tooth in dogs. It explains that tooth discoloration is the pigment from red blood cell breakdown that has perculated inside the dentin of the tooth pulp chamber. It notes that intraoral radiography is an important step in the diagnostic workup of a discolored tooth.


Related Articles

  • Management of crown-root fracture of an incisor using a prefabricated metal post. Shafiq, Muhammad Khalid; Mirza, Asaad Javaid; Ahmed, Syed Zubairuddun // Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p434 

    This case report presents the management and follow-up of a 12-year old boy who had sustained trauma to his upper anterior teeth. The tooth 21 had an oblique fracture just above the cemento-enamel junction running from buccal to the palatal aspect of the root extending upto mid radicular area....

  • Clinical evaluation of polyacid-modified resin composite posterior restorations: One-year results. Luo, Y.; Lo, Edward C. M.; Fang, Daniel T. S.; Wei, Stephen H. Y. // Quintessence International;Oct2000, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p630 

    Objective: The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the clinical performance of a new compomer restorative system, Dyract AP, placed in combination with Non-Rinse Conditioner and Prime & Bond NT in permanent posterior teeth. Method and materials: Fifty Class II and 41 Class I restorations...

  • Estimated endodontic treatment need and perceived endodontic treatment performed after 1 year. Hülsmann, Michael; Hammerstein-Loxten, Heike // Endodontic Practice Today;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p145 

    Aim: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the correlation between estimated endodontic treatment need and perceived endodontic treatment after 1 year. Methodology: Panoramic radiographs and sensibility testing were taken from 536 patients at their first visit at all of 9 selected dental...

  • Tetracycline.  // Reactions Weekly;6/13/2009, Issue 1256, p32 

    The article describes the case of a man who presented with moderate intrinsic tetracycline staining with light banding in both arches during a routine dental examination. He had tried different whitening treatments but did not notice any improvement. He chose to undergo a customised non-invasive...

  • The radiographic outcomes of direct pulp-capping procedures performed by dental students. Al-Hiyasat, Ahmad S.; Barrieshi-Nusair, Kefah M.; Al-Omari, Mohammad A. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Dec2006, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p1699 

    The article evaluates the outcome of direct pulp capping procedure, a dressing of an exposed pulp with the aim of maintaining pulp vitality, performed by dental students in the U.S. The authors observed the treatment outcomes of 193 patients with direct pulp exposures. Overall success rates of...

  • Clinical evaluation of Root ZX II electronic apex locator in primary teeth. Saritha, S.; Uloopi, K. S.; Vinay, C.; Sekhar, R. Chandra; Rao, V. V. // European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry (European Academy of P;Feb2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p32 

    Aim: To evaluate the accuracy of Root ZX II electronic apex locator (EAL) for root canal working length determination in primary teeth. METHODS: Forty primary maxillary incisor teeth were included in the study. Root ZX II EAL was used to determine the electronic working length (EL). The working...

  • CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF TEETH WITH DENS INVAGINATUS AND PERIAPICAL LESION -- REPORT OF TWO CASES. Ballal, Vasudev; Jothi, M. V.; Kundabala, M.; Bhat, K. S. // International Journal of Clinical Dentistry;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p75 

    Endodontic treatment for teeth that exhibit the dental anomaly, dens invaginatus, can be difficult because of the bizarre anatomy and relative inaccessibility of the diseased pulp tissue. Two cases are presented here involving nonsurgical and surgical endodontic treatment. In the first case, a...

  • An evaluation of two electronic apex locators in a dental student clinic. Himel, Van T.; Cain, Chris // Quintessence International;Nov1993, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p803 

    The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy and efficiency of two electronic apex locators to those of a conventional technique of determining working length with radiographs. Data were collected from 53 patients with a total of 96 canals treated by dental students. No significant...

  • Immediate bonding effectiveness of contemporary composite cements to dentin. Sarr, Mouhamed; Mine, Atsushi; De Munck, Jan; Cardoso, Marcio; Kane, Abdoul; Vreven, José; Van Meerbeek, Bart; Van Landuyt, Kirsten // Clinical Oral Investigations;Oct2010, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p569 

    The objective of this study was to compare the one-week bonding effectiveness of nine contemporary composite cements used to lute ceramic to dentin and to determine an appropriate processing method for pretesting failures. The microtensile bond strengths (µTBS) of different luting agents...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics