Dental Wear: How to Avoid Excessive Tooth Wear

Dental Wear: How to Avoid Excessive Tooth Wear

Like every other part of the body, teeth naturally wear with age. Some teeth wear much more quickly due to several factors, causing a myriad of unpleasant symptoms. Read on to learn more about excessive teeth wear and what steps you can take to preserve your chompers for life.

What Causes Excessive Tooth Wear?

Most teeth become excessively worn due to a combination of factors, rather than a single concern. All of the causes for tooth wear, however, are broken out into three separate categories:

Symptoms of Tooth Wear

Regardless of the cause or causes, patients with excessive tooth wear commonly experience a combination of the following symptoms:

Five Ways to Prevent and Treat Tooth Wear

Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Fotinos

Dr. Christopher Fotinos can help you with your teeth wear concerns. After inspecting a patient’s bite and discussing his or her symptoms, he works with each patient to develop an individual treatment and prevention plan to help restore damaged teeth with cosmetic dentistry, while preventing further wear and tear with mouth guards and lifestyle recommendations. Schedule your appointment today!