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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Confused?: Do you mean "dental caries\tooth decay" penetrating into enamel? If yes, see a dentist for treatment. Dentin is the tooth structure underneath the ena ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Crowns: Full coverage is necessary if you are missing all the enamel on the teeth.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: Enamel serves to keep the dentin safe from daily use like chewing, biting, crunching and grinding. When enamel damaged, the tooth is more susceptible ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Sensitivity?: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Each case has to be examined as to causes, etc. and treatment options discussed along with likelihood of success. Discuss ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Dissolve the organic: Dentin is 70-75% inorganic and 25-30% organic, whereas enamel is almost all calcium and 4% organic matters. Hence enamel gets completely destroyed du ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Without a doubt. Especially if there is any acid reflux. Acid and clenching or grinding can destroy your teeth. Clenching and an acidic diet can be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Many people exhibit gum recession which exposes root surface dentin after the covering layer of cementum wears away. Sometimes this results in tooth s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes it can: The chewing surface of front teeth can become chipped, worn or damaged as the result of excessive wear, malocclusion, para functional habits, bruxism ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Eburnated Dentin: I think this is what you are asking.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
More dentin: The biting surfaces of teeth are comprised of enamel over dentin. If your occlusion or bite required adjusting, more than likely only the enamel of t ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Probably hypocalcif: The white area is probably a hypocalcified region (more water). Maintaining the control of the region by eliminating the bacteria is you best bet to ... Read More

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