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Tooth Enamel Erosion

Dr. Kush Patel and Dr. Krutav Patel are experienced dentists in Fullerton, CA, dedicated to providing exceptional dental care. They take the time to listen to your dental concerns and plan a treatment based on your individual needs. Tooth enamel erosion is a common dental concern that many patients experience. The good news is that tooth enamel erosion is preventable with proper dental care. However, once tooth enamel erosion has begun, it can not be reversed. Dr. Patel and Dr. Patel do offer dentistry services to help repair the damage that has been done by tooth enamel erosion.

Tooth Enamel Erosion Symptoms and Causes

Your enamel is the outermost layer of your tooth and the hardest mineral substance in your body. The tooth enamel helps protect the teeth against temperature changes and tooth decay. Once the enamel begins to breakdown, your tooth can become more prone to things like tooth sensitivity, tooth decay, tooth discoloration, and tooth fractures. Tooth enamel erosion can be caused by factors like dry mouth, teeth grinding, certain medication, genetics, poor oral hygiene, increase intact of acidic foods and beverages, and acid reflux. Taking care of your tooth enamel is imperative because once the enamel is damaged, it can not be restored naturally. Dr. Patel and Dr. Patel offer restorative and cosmetic dentistry services to help improve the aesthetic of your smile. Patients should still practice proper oral hygiene habits to limit the chance of further dental complications.

Tooth Enamel Erosion Treatment

Once the tooth enamel has been damaged, it can be not be reversed. There are preventive measures each patient can take to limit their chance of developing tooth enamel erosion, for example:

  • Drink more water.
  • Limit the amount of acidic foods and beverages you consume.
  • Schedule preventive care visit.
  • Practice excellent oral hygiene by brushing and flossing twice a day and incorporating an ADA approved mouthwash into your routine. Try incorporating products with fluoride to help protect your enamel against erosion. Be sure to consult with Dr. Patel and Dr. Patel if you are not sure which product is right for you.

Maintaining a proper or al hygiene routine will help prevent tooth enamel erosion and other complex dental issues from developing. If you have developed tooth enamel erosion, restorative dentists Dr. Patel and Dr. Patel can provide dental bonding, dental veneers, and dental crowns to restore the aesthetic of your smile.

Schedule a visit to Craft Smiles Dental in Fullerton, CA

At Craft SMiles Dental, we are committed to helping patients improve the health and function of their smile. We offer comprehensive dental service to ensures patients are getting the dental care they need. If you are looking for experienced dentists in Fullerton, CA, visit Craft Smiles Dental.You can schedule an appointment online or call (714) 888-7008