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What's tooth enamel erosion from?

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In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Jennifer Holtzman
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Even drinks that you think are healthy have high acid concentrations. Energy drinks, diet sodas and juice and juice drinks can be very damaging to teeth
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
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In brief: Acids

The most frequent cause of tooth erosion is acids in your diet.
Acidic foods, citrus, soda, even diet, energy drinks, juice drinks, iced teas, etc. All are highly acidic.

In brief: Acids

The most frequent cause of tooth erosion is acids in your diet.
Acidic foods, citrus, soda, even diet, energy drinks, juice drinks, iced teas, etc. All are highly acidic.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Add purging, stomach acid is brutal to teeth.
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry

In brief: Grinding, bruxism

Sometimes grinding and clenching your teeth may cause erosion, stomach reflux and regurgitation will cause it, certain foods, like citrus in excessive amounts.

In brief: Grinding, bruxism

Sometimes grinding and clenching your teeth may cause erosion, stomach reflux and regurgitation will cause it, certain foods, like citrus in excessive amounts.
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