Your teeth are covered by a protective hard shell known as enamel. This outer layer provides protection for hot or cold food and drinks. Your tooth enamel can’t be replaced naturally but can be protected, preserved and sometimes even repaired. As adults, we get one set of teeth, so it is important to know the signs or wear and maintain regular visits with your dentist to stay on top of your oral health.
Worn teeth is known as the damage caused by dental erosion or abrasion. The signs of worn-down teeth are often visibly noticeable. These include;
Tooth erosion or abrasion typically occurs when there is too much acid present in your mouth, not giving enough time to repair itself and your enamel may slowly be worn away.
Some common contributing factors that can cause tooth erosion include;
Learn more about some possible treatment options with your local Maven Dental practice. We recommend you book an appointment with a dentist to further discuss and provide expert advice on relieving your sensitivity and how you can achieve great oral health.