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Tooth Enamel Defects

Bulimia and Acid Reflux These are very destructive to the enamel. Slowly they erode the enamel away from the teeth at the gum line and sometimes at the back of the teeth where it is not visible. Teeth will slowly get thinner and thinner and chip away very easily. This not only causes esthetic problems- it causes severe functional problems as well. If this destructive process is not corrected the bite can collapse and cause severe jaw problems. If corrected soon enough, bonding can be done to cover exposed areas of teeth. If more than 25% of the tooth has

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Gum Disease

What is Gum Disease? Gingivitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end — if not properly treated — with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. What’s the Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis? Gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes periodontitis (gum disease). However, it is important to know that not all gingivitis progresses to periodontitis.
In the early stage of gingivitis, bacteria in plaque build up, causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed during tooth brushing. Although the gums may be irritated, the

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