Posts Tagged ‘ enamel ’

Could A New Painless Procedure Regrow Tooth Enamel?

Once tooth enamel is gone, it’s gone, or at least that is what dentists have always said. A recent study found that a new painless procedure could help regrow tooth enamel.  The procedure known as “Electrically Assisted Enhanced Remineralisation,” can help repair teeth that are slightly damaged before a serious cavity forms. This could mean… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 11 2015

Enamel Evolved In The Skin Before Teeth

Enamel is the first defense against tooth decay and problems. The hard surface of the teeth can wear down over time due to acids and sugars found in some foods. Dentists and researchers are still working to learn more about tooth enamel in hope of protecting it better and even helping to regrow it someday.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 12 2015

Brushing Teeth Right After Eating May Be Okay

For years dentists suggested waiting between 30 to 60 minutes after a meal to brush. A recent study shows that you may no have to wait that long and that brushing right after eating may be acceptable and safe. The Society of Pediatric Dentistry found that tooth enamel is strong enough to withstand brushing after… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 15 2015

The Truth About Enamel Shaping

Some dental issues are obvious, such as a broken tooth or large cavity. They may be noticeable and even painful. Others are not as obvious, such as a small chip or a rough spot. You may not be able to see these issues, and most flaws of this type are felt by moving the tongue across… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 24 2015