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Fullerton, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

how do you get teeth abrasions fixed?

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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
Fillings and more: Abrasions can be restored with moden adhesive dentistry fairly easily but to maintain the result, the source of the abrasion must be identified and controlled or eliminated. The second part of this process may be by far the more complex and problematic of the two, ranging from being as simple as learning proper brushing technique to as comlplex as extensive reconstruction of the opposing teeth.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry 39 years experience
Can be bonded: If it is deep or a cosmetic issue you can get it bonded. It may also depend on how the integrity of the rest of the tooth is. See your dentist.

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Fullerton, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Do teeth abrasions get bigger if you don't get it fixed?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
It can: It is important to, talk to a dentist and find out what is causing this to, happen in your mouth. It can progress if you continue to do the same thing that caused it in the first place. Common causes can be acidic diet with lots of soda and sugar, aggressive brushing, clenching or grinding, bad bite or a combination of several factors.

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