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davidbell
07-10-2015, 01:10 AM
Tooth erosion happens when acids wear away the enamel on teeth. Enamel erosion can be caused by the following:


Excessive soft drink consumption which contain high levels of phosphoric and citric acids
Fruit drinks
low salivary flow or Dry mouth
Acid reflux disease
Gastrointestinal problems
Genetics conditions
Environmental factors like friction, wear and tear, stress, and corrosion

Jefflewis
09-07-2015, 05:40 PM
Actually,all food and drinks affect the natural pH level in the mouth which may cause acid attacks and enamel erosion.

baneieal
11-20-2015, 06:24 PM
but your saliva is a natural buffer, and the remineralization could counteract that. now i watched something online talking about how excessive carb intake messes messes with your thyroid or something. not sure what it was, but allegedly that influences your ability to fight the bacteria and whatnot







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