Category Archives: acid and tooth enamel

High Acid Foods Can Wear Away Tooth Enamel

If you frequently consume foods and beverages that contain a lot of acid, you could be at risk for tooth erosion, a condition where the thin, protective layer of enamel slowly wears away from your teeth. As these acids destroy … Continue reading

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Dental Erosion Linked to Low pH Levels

Our teeth are able to maintain their structure and resist dental decay because of their thin, outer layer of enamel. When the environment in our mouths has a low pH, however, tooth enamel begins to wear down. As studies continue … Continue reading

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