White spots are very common and can be caused by a range of factors including:
Many people mistake the white spots or mottled appearance of their teeth for staining and think that the overall colour of the tooth can be improved by teeth whitening, however this would have little effect as the white spots will still remain a lighter colour than the rest of the tooth.
In the past, the only way to treat teeth with white lesions was to cover these up with composite bonding or veneers. These types of treatments require the removal or destruction of healthy tooth material and are not favoured by modern dentists.
I offer a treatment called Icon™ which can restore the natural colour of your tooth with no need to drilling or invasive dentistry. This minimally invasive technique uses a process of infiltration to blend the white spots in with the rest of the tooth.
This video explains simply how it works: