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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Tooth Enamel Loss

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Help please? What is the best treatment for tooth enamel loss?

Help please? What is the best treatment for tooth enamel loss?

Enamel loss: See a dentist to determine the cause of the enamel loss as well as the available treatment options. There is no one "best treatment" for what you describe. ...Read more

Enamel (Definition)

Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth composed of a crystalline structure called hydroxyapatite. Enamel is the part of the tooth you see in the mouth. It is the hardest part of the human body when ...Read more


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I have bulimia question: tooth enamel loss, what to do?

I have bulimia question: tooth enamel loss, what to do?

Bulimia : The acids from vomiting are eroding your teeth and will continue to do this as long as you are bulimic. Get help asap. It is difficult but you are worth it. Your teeth can be fixed once you are in control. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for tooth whitening if enamel erosion?

What do you recommend for tooth whitening if enamel erosion?

Veneers: Dentin is the tooth structure below enamel, and it is yellowish in color. Thin/eroded enamel may allow more dentin to show through. If this is the case with your teeth, conventional whitening methods may be ineffective. You may need something to "mask" out the dentin showing through the translucent enamel, like porcelain veneers. ...Read more

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What's tooth enamel erosion from?

What's tooth enamel erosion from?

From acids : Enamel erosion is from acids in the mouth. These acids can be from foods and beverages ( such as sodas, lemons, candies) or from the intestinal system ( such as acid reflux). ...Read more

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If enamel erosion on eye teeth can I fix this with tooth contouring?

No: I would see your dentist to have bonding done on this tooth. You have already lost enamel on your tooth so contouring will only remove more.. The better choice is using composite to re-establish the contours of the tooth. ...Read more

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I am a mouth breather at night while i sleep.Can my mouth breathing at night be causing my tooth enamel erosion and if it is, what can I do to stop it?

No: Dental erosion is not generally caused by mouth breathing. If you have teeth erosion, contact your dentist to find out the cause and how to prevent it. It could be your diet, frequency of food intake, gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), etc. You and your dentist should be looking into ways to strengthen your enamel. ...Read more

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What can I do about enamel erosion on my teeth?

Dental consult: There are ways to prevent erosions and to treat them if you have them. The treatment would be dependent upon the cause, the extent, the location, your caries susceptibility, your oral hygiene and the degree of sensitivity of those teeth. There is insufficient room to discuss these factors on this website. Your dentist can examine you and discuss these issues with you. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the signs of enamel erosion on teeth?

I was wondering what are the signs of enamel erosion on teeth?

Acid: Wearing away of teeth structure usually caused by acid and bacteria is primarily a typical sign of erosion not just of enamel but of dentin as well. People suffering from gerd commonly get cavities on the cervical or neck part of the teeth where enamel is thinner. ...Read more

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