Tooth wear is the term for a loss of tooth structure which can make the teeth become shorter or more worn down than the original shape. Tooth wear begins when the enamel, which is the tough outer layer of tooth starts become weaker and wear away. Even though enamel is a very hard structure, overtime it can wear due to a number of reasons. Your best dentist for treating tooth wear in Dublin.
Here at Smile Hub Dental Clinic your dentist will explain to you the cause of your tooth wear which may include:
- Tooth grinding or clenching
- Acid erosion where enamel and dentine is softened due to acidic foods such as juices, fizzy drinks and alcohol
- Internal acids that may reach teeth in patients with stomach ulcers, stomach acid reflux, vomiting, regurgitation, bulimia and hiatus hernias