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Acid erosion, also known as tooth erosion or dental erosion, occurs when tooth enamel is worn away by acids found in every day foods such as fruit, vegetables, soda and wine. The acid softens tooth enamel, and during regular brushing, the softened enamel can be worn away more easily and become thinner over time. Acid erosion damages your enamel and gradually changes the shape, texture and appearance of your teeth.
Normally, saliva will help neutralize acidity found in food and works to restore the mouth's natural balance and slowly re-harden the tooth enamel. Due to the acidity of modern healthy diets, saliva doesn't always neutralize acidity or re-harden tooth enamel fast enough, which is why ProNamel® toothpaste is the dentist recommended number 1 choice for protection against the effects of acid erosion. Learn why 4 out of 5 dentists recommend ProNamel® toothpaste for protection against the effects of acid erosion.