Helping Patients Understand Enamel Erosion

An overview of enamel erosion.

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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

Disease Progression

Swipe to show patients the progression of dental erosion

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

Disease Progression

In-Office Treatment Options

The most common in-office treatments

Fluoride Varnish
The professional application of a fluoride varnish.

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At Home Treatment Options

The most common at-home treatments

How to brush properly
This video demonstrates a brushing technique.

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