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Which Beverages Erode Tooth Enamel?

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Tooth enamel is the substance that protects the softer tissues of our teeth from decay, infection, staining, and more. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be damaged.

In fact, tooth enamel is porous, which means it can be affected by the things that we eat or drink. It’s especially susceptible to damage when proper oral hygiene isn’t being practiced, which can lead to erosion of the tooth enamel.

Which beverages can erode enamel and lead to tooth sensitivity and decay?

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: WHICH BEVERAGES ERODE TOOTH ENAMEL?

Can Dry Mouth Lead to Tooth Decay?

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There are many things that can cause dry mouth. From medications to mouth breathing to dehydration, people often don’t stop and consider the harmful effects of having a dry mouth. The truth is that having a dry mouth is hugely damaging to your smile. Our teeth are meant to be constantly bathed in saliva for a reason! Here’s how dry mouth can lead to tooth decay

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: CAN DRY MOUTH LEAD TO TOOTH DECAY?