About acid erosion

About Acid Erosion

A Condition Caused by Loss of Tooth Enamel

Did you know that many of the foods and drinks that we enjoy as part of a modern diet - including soft drinks, fruit juices, wine, flavored iced teas, certain fruits and vegetables, and balsamic vinegar - contain acids that can soften and wear away tooth enamel?

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Once the enamel is gone, it is gone forever

This condition, commonly known as "Acid Wear" or "Acid Erosion," can result in tooth pain, discolored or yellow teeth or the appearance of transparent, thinning teeth if left untreated. This is due to loss of enamel from the surface of the tooth. Once the enamel is gone, it's gone for good. Since the early signs are often hard to spot and can only be seen by your dentist, the best policy is early, proactive prevention, including regular checkups by your dentist.

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Your teeth may look healthy

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A dentist can see the early signs of Acid Erosion

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Acid Erosion and Sensitive Teeth

In addition to other more well-known causes of sensitive teeth, such as tooth decay, brushing too hard, receding gums, gingivitis and grinding or clenching your teeth, acid erosion could also be one of the causes.

ProNamelĀ® toothpaste is an enamel care toothpaste that has been specifically formulated to help protect against the effects of acid erosion - as well as relieving the sensitivity that can accompany acid erosion. 

ProNamelĀ® products are formulated to re-harden acid-softened tooth enamel. Use ProNamelĀ® products to protect your teeth, keep them healthy and strong, and maintain their natural whiteness.

Also, be sure to speak with your dentist about acid erosion if it is a concern to you.