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4 Types and Causes of Worn Tooth Enamel

Enamel wear is a common part of life. Luckily, there are ways we can protect our teeth and prevent further damage. Avoiding enamel wear starts with our daily habits and dental health. If you notice any signs of worn tooth enamel, schedule a visit with your dentist. Check out the four main causes of worn tooth enamel and some tips on how to keep your teeth in good shape.

The 4 Types of Tooth Enamel Wear and Their Causes

The Composition of a Tooth

What Is Tooth Enamel?

Tooth enamel—the white part of your teeth—cannot be repaired once it’s been worn away. Learn what can wear enamel or cause it to erode.

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How to Prevent Acid Erosion

See how you can start protecting your enamel from acid erosion with these simple steps.