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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 to cavities. There are variety of options to fix lost enamel: for small erosion bonding is used. If the enamel loss is significant, full crown maybe a solution. See your dentist for evaluation, xrays and treatment. ...Read more
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 this with your local dentist after a careful examination. ...Read more
Why enamel is seen in the ground section only while dentin is seen in ground and decalcified section?
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 (grinding), bulimia, erosion, chemical food damage (lemons, limes, etc) and other reasons. These things can expose dentin. Front teeth are extremely important for proper function. See your dentist to evaluate & determine an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read more
Regular dentist: Return to your general dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
What is the best type of veneer to use to cover up dentin that shows through due to wear and tear?
Is any toothpaste than can make dentin stronger like there is toothpaste that can make enamel stronger that you have got. I know it won't grow back?
Carious lesion progression can vary depending on the ph (acid) duration in the mouth. If the mouth stays acidic for long periods of time and does not have a chance to neutralize beneficially, the cavity can progress rapidly. Saliva flow also is a factor, as is the amount of food (bioflim) present.
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How long does it take for a tooth that has just dentin with no enamel to get extracted if you don't look after it properly?
????: There is no way to answer that question over the internet, sight unseen, without an x-ray and knowledge of your oral hygiene, eating and drinking habits, etc. See a dentist to discuss your treatment options and how best to maintain a healthy mouth. ...Read more
I want to know that many researches are claiming that natural tooth will regrow in the future with dentin and enamel. I want to know that is this true?
Possible: The future holds mysteries and excitement. Stem cell research is controversial and questionable. The reality from a dental standpoint is, if you have cavities, do not wait! We may never see this research come to fruition in our lifetime.! we can only live in the present and accept the gifts of the future. ...Read more
Dentin is the layer of the tooth that is under the enamal.
If the exposed dentin is on the cervical aspect of the tooth (the neck of the tooth at the gumline), it can often be bonded with a tooth-colored filling material.
If the exposed dentin is on the chewing surface of the tooth, the tooth may need a crown. ...Read more
27F receded gumline tooth4&5 white calcifications on root area. Concerned it will decay into dentin, should I wait till appointment on 10/11? Hurt2touc
Don't wait: If it hurts, call to see if your Dentist can see you sooner. ...Read more