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discoloration

Any change in color from the original color or from the desired color.
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In the oral cavity, the appearance of tooth discolorations is related to their etiology, composition, amount, hardness and attachment to the tooth enamel (3).
The Accelerated Retinol SA formulation goes on working to continuously renew the look of skin throughout the day, while the use of vitamin C gently helps diminish the look of dark spots and discoloration for brighter, more even skin tone.
Although severe discoloration during fixed orthodontic treatment does not routinely occur, enamel color changes have been reported in some cases due to adsorption of food or drink stains or the corrosion products of orthodontic appliances.
Noticeable discoloration of permanent teeth can impact on a person's self-image, self-confidence, physical attractiveness and employability.
These tetracyclines during odontogenesis causes unsightly discoloration of both primary and secondary dentitions.
This lack of fluorescence often produces an uneven skin tone, discoloration and an overall unhealthy appearance.
When used with a low-speed handpiece fitted with a 10:1 gear reduction angle, this solution of hydrochloric acid with silicon carbide microparticles in a water-soluble slurry removes many discolorations that are found in the surface enamel.
Coverage includes an overview of the technique, the importance of a proper examination, diagnosis of the discoloration, treatment of naturally yellow teeth, treatment of brown or white partial discolorations, extended treatment of nicotine and tetracycline stains, treatment options for single dark teeth, combined bleaching and restorative treatments, design and fabrication of a custom-fitted tray, treatment of sensitivity, and caries control.
On the one hand, this effect is intensified by small diameters of the colored heartwood (this quality feature of a log was defined as discoloration) and on the other hand, length-oriented discolorations due to decay are to be found in several boards.
Over time, body skin, particularly in the delicate and exposed areas of the chest, hands and legs, becomes prone to discolorations, blotchiness, spider veins, sun and age spots.
They also are excellent for weld seam cleaning and for removing minor draw marks and discolorations from metals.
Although no linen bandages remained from mummification, the animal's bones contained deposits and discolorations similar to those of other mummified cats at the site, Zivie and his coworkers note.