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I have a small section of dentin showing in one of my teeth, what caused it?
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry
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It can be from trauma (chipping of the enamel) to wear of the enamel over it, to recession exposing root surface (which has no enamel but a very thin layer of cementum which is easily abraded).

In brief: Serveral asnwers
It can be from trauma (chipping of the enamel) to wear of the enamel over it, to recession exposing root surface (which has no enamel but a very thin layer of cementum which is easily abraded).
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