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
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enamel is gone,
it is gone
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
Your teeth may look healthy
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.
ProNamel® 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.
ProNamel® products are formulated to re-harden acid-softened
tooth enamel. Use ProNamel® 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.