One of the most common forms of oral ailments that can befall your smile is through dental erosion. Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, occurs when acids begin to wear away the tooth enamel that protects your teeth. When your tooth enamel is worn away to the point a hole has formed in the tooth, cavities will occur, which can lead to infections and future tooth loss. Thus, it is important to establish effective treatment methods for dental erosion and assess any causes that can increase its prevalence, including the following:
Now is the best time to visit the dentist office of Portland Dental for dental erosion treatments. Dr. Gerald Fujii and Dr. Daniel Lee in Portland, Oregon, are here to ensure you receive the dental erosion treatments to keep your smile in peak condition. We can be reached by calling us at (503) 227-1693.