Not many things are as eye-catching as a perfect smile; it’s the sign of someone who’s dedicated to a solid oral care routine.
But there are some conditions that can ruin it faster than it took to perfect.
As a result from years of soda drinking, we recently had a patient develop acid erosion to his teeth.
This patient came in for a tooth erosion repair in an attempt to turn back on the clock on years of decay.
Acid erosion on teeth from soda is one of those ailments to which everyone should pay attention so they can be sure their brushing and flossing still give them the result they expect.
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Enamel acts as the first line of defense for your teeth’s resistance to daily bacteria. By covering the outermost layer of each tooth, it guards against decay.
But although enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, it’s not impenetrable. Acid erosion wears your enamel down over time, leaving teeth more susceptible to decay and all sorts of maladies as a result. And once certain tooth enamel is gone, it won’t regenerate.
by Southview Dentistry