There are literally two methods overbrushing can result in yellow tooth. Within the TikTok video, Kahng says brushing too onerous or too usually can strip the enamel of the tooth, inflicting it to seem extra yellow. 

In keeping with holistic dentist Mark Burhenne, DDS, scaling down the enamel takes a very long time, however it’s attainable. When this occurs, the second layer of the tooth, referred to as the dentin layer, is uncovered.

“Dentin resides tissue with tubules in it,” Burhenne tells mbg. These tubules are related to nerves within the tooth, and once they’re not protected by enamel, they change into extra delicate to chilly, acidic, or sugary food and drinks. Plus, it is extra naturally yellow than enamel, he explains.