What is white and yellow stuff on teeth?

On my teeth I have notied that there is some white stuff and then on that even some nastier looking yellow stuff. Is this tooth decay? Would simply brushing my teeth more get rid of it?

This is not tooth decay but can change. It is possibly an area of hypocalcification. Think of it as a flaw in a diamond or an etched surface on glass. It is an area of enamel that is more porous on the surface. Unfortunately brushing will not remove it. You may eventually elect to have it removed and repaired with bonding or porcelain veneer.

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