Yellow Teeth. Why do some people have bright white teeth, while your teeth have an unpleasant yellow ish color? It's not only a matter of genes and yellow teeth doesn't necessarily mean you need to do teeth bleaching. .
So, what causes teeth to become yellow, if their color was not originally yellow ish? Here's a list of possible reasons for yellow teeth, though in the majority of cases, it's a combination of several or all of them that makes your teeth appear less white than you'd want them to.
Improper tooth care. Not brushing your teeth often will results in food stains forming on the enamel of the teeth.
Smoking. Add another item to the "Negative Effects of Smoking List" here: it makes your breath smell bad and your teeth gradually become yellow.
Drinking too much tea or coffee. Daily consumption of such beverages is very likely to stain your teeth in the long run.
So, what's there to do if you have yellow teeth? The first thing is to make sure your condition doesn't deteriorate by brushing your teeth more often, preferably after meals or the consumption of coffe or tee, so that the food doesn't stay on the enamel long enough to form yellow stains. If you are a smoker, you've just found one more reason to quit. It's worth it.
Then, if you want to remove the yellowish stains on your teeth, you could make an appointment for tooth cleaning by a professional and repeat the process once a year. You might also want to try bleaching your teeth, after consulting your dentist.