Helping Patients Understand Enamel Erosion

Risk Factors

Discuss with your patient if any of these risk factor foods or conditions apply

Acidic foods

Acidic foods

Certain food and drinks (acidic or sweet) can cause dental erosion

Acid reflux

Acid reflux

Highly acidic gastric juice in the mouth may lead to dental erosion

Teeth grinding

Teeth grinding

Grinding wears away the tooth enamel and possibly the dentin

At Home Treatment Options

The most common at-home treatments

This video demonstrates a brushing technique.

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Recommended Products

Colgate® Enamel Health Toothpaste

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