Tooth Sensitivity Linked to Enamel Erosion Might Be Improved With Increased Fluoride

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Tooth enamel erosion is often related to the frequent consumption of acidic beverages and inconsistent oral hygiene practices. Over time the oral acidic environment can start to demineralize your tooth enamel. As it continues to develop the microscopic pores start to expand and deepen. Teeth in this condition are at increased risk for tooth decay… Read more »

Surgical Options for Tooth Sensitivity

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Tooth sensitivity is a problem for around 20 percent of Americans, and it’s a problem we see daily at Pitner Family Dentistry in Bessemer, Alabama. Here are a few bits of prevention advice and pieces of data on treatment options. Both periodontal disease and sensitivity can be prevented if you follow healthy oral hygiene suggestions…. Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Is an Easy Way to Improve the Strength of Your Tooth Enamel

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With good oral hygiene practices, your teeth can resist bacterial tooth decay, thanks to the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If you consume acidic beverages on a regular basis, or you are lax with your daily oral hygiene regimen, it could gradually start to weaken your tooth enamel. This process, known as demineralization, can… Read more »