A black tooth in children and adults has dental decay as one of the primary causes. An appointment should be made with a dentist as soon as possible to diagnose the underlying condition.

Key takeaways:

– Cavities, tooth decay and staining can lead to black teeth.

– The type of dental treatment will depend on the level of decay found in a tooth.

– Twice daily brushing, daily flossing and regular dentist appointments help prevent black teeth.

“Practicing proper dental hygiene can help prevent black teeth. Once removed, and with proper care, a person may never have black teeth again.”

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