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Do Your Teeth Look Older Than You Do?

ScottCosmetic Dentistry, Prevention & Wellness

What is tooth demineralization … and what can be done for it?

As we age, the enamel on our teeth begins to weaken and break down. Known as demineralization, it is a natural process caused by your teeth’s exposure to dietary acids from food or beverages, as well as bacteria which naturally reside in the mouth. As the enamel thins, the dentin layer beneath may thicken and darken, and the tooth surface becomes rougher with ridges or grooves.

What causes demineralization of the enamel?

A highly acidic environment: Consuming a lot of coffee, tea,…

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