Tooth Erosion Leicester Birstall Oadby

Many adults suffor from heartburn. Some people do not have any symptoms, but your dentist can tell. Acid from the stomach backs up into the mouth not only leaving a bad taste, but can also damage the enamel of your teeth.

Chronic heartburn sufferers will often have the back surface of their enamel on the teeth eroded away by the acid.

This enamel wear can  cause

– sensitivity

-discoulouration

– thinner teeth

 

Other causes of enamel wear can be:

– excessive consumption of fizzy or acidic drinks, such as juices

– eating disorders such as bulimia

– excessive tooth grinding

 

If you are worried that your teeth are wearing down, why not come and see us for some advice

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