Doctors for Dental Abrasion in Poovattuparamba, Kochi
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Dental abrasion is the eroding of the teeth caused by a foreign object. If the abrasion begins at the cementoenamel junction, then the erosion occurs rapidly leading to tooth loss. Symptoms are:
• Steady erosion of tooth structure
• Roughness of tooth surface
• Difficulty in biting
HOW IS DENTAL ABRASION DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosing early forms of erosion is difficult, as it is accompanied by few signs and fewer if any symptoms. There is no device available in routine dental practice for the specific detection of dental erosion and its progression. Therefore, clinical appearance is the most important feature for dental professionals to diagnose this condition.
HOW IS DENTAL ABRASION TREATED?
. The dentist will be able to correct the problem with treatments such as fluoride treatment, dental bonding, dental filling and air abrasion. In severe cases mostly when dental abrasion is left untreated, tooth extraction may be required.
DID YOU KNOW?
Frequent consumption of carbonated drinks and fruit juices of high acidity could prevent dental abrasion.