Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Dental Did You Know: Enamel Erosion

Enamel erosion is directly related to excessive soft drink or fruit drink consumption, dry mouth, acid reflux, medications and genetics. Additional physical factors include abrasion, malocclusion, bruxism (grinding) or trauma.

Source: Trost L, The Reality of Missing Enamel, Oral Health, April 2014, Vol 104, No 4, pg 88-92.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
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