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Causes Of Tooth Enamel Loss
Can Ecigs cause tooth enamel erosion? I had a dark line on my front tooth that was fixed after a cleaning but it's back. Can Ecigs cause this?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baking soda: After vomiting rinsing your mouth with baking soda in water can balance the acid from your stomach acid that erodes the enamil. Bewst to work on not vomiting. Work on making sure you do not get starving by eating protein(really a "balanced meal/snack) on a regular basis 3 meals and 2 snacks. ...Read more
Do medications like antidepressants antipsychotics antihistamines benzodiazepines cause enamel erosion? I am taking geodon (ziprasidone) and Benadryl now & concern
No, they do not: Harmful habits, like bruxism, might. Discuss this with your dentist. ...Read more
Anterior guidance: Properly positioned anterior teeth act to guide your back teeth apart during function, protecting the back teeth from excessive wear. If your teeth don't fit right, they don't work right, and they don't look right. Best solution, see a fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist to have your teeth properly positioned. Any other solution is a compromise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Used tooth whitening paste for 2 wks (stopped now). Front teeth have been sensitive for last few days. Could those couple of days cause loss of enamel?
Toothpaste: Whitening toothpastes are usually a bit more abrasive than other toothpastes. You did the right thing by discontinuing use when your teeth became sensitive as you may be sensitive to one or more of the ingredients. Ask your Dentist to advise you as to best dentifrice for you, and best whitening regimen. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No direct effect: Propranolol hcl is a beta blocker, which might cause dry mouth especially if combined with a diuretic. Dry mouth can increase the chance of tooth decay. You need to pay more attention to oral hygiene if you suffer from dry mouth and you can keep your mouth moist by sipping water frequently. ...Read more
No: Propanolol (inderal) is a hypertensive drug, prescribed to treat hypertension and thus help with the headache in migraine. As a betablocker, you may have expererience gingival overgrowth which may affect the oral hygiene effort. Shorten the recall appointment with your dentist to make sure your oral hygiene is maintained and you will not have any problem with your teeth. ...Read more
If you had a one of your incisor tooth taken out because it loss the dentin and enamel and you had nothing wrong with your root. what would happen?
One tooth less: It would be helpful to have more information as to what caused the loss of dentin and enamel ( decay? bruxism? erosion?). Find out the cause, how to prevent it happening with other teeth and how best to replace the missing tooth. Without replacing the tooth, you are more prone to your teeth shifting, bite collapse, periodontal breakdown and cavities. ...Read more
If you had one of your incisor tooth taken out because it loss the dentin, enamel & you had nothing wrong with root. it from decay. what would happen?
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- Thinning tooth enamel
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