Posts Tagged ‘ tooth enamel ’

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

Tooth Surface Loss Results From Tooth Enamel Erosion

Tooth surface loss is a big problem and a new study shows that it could be caused by erosion and abrasion. It can be caused by one condition alone or several conditions combined. It is treated based on the cause. The most common cause for tooth surface loss is acid erosion. Acid is found in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2015

Hair Disorders Linked To Dental Caries

Hair and teeth may seem very different, but they are made up of the same things.  A recent study found that their similar makeup links them to each other and that people with certain hair disorders are more likely to have dental caries as well. The study found that epithelial keratins are expressed in murine… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 19 2015

Beavers Show How To Protect Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel protects teeth from cavities and decay, but it can be eroded away from acid and other things. While avoiding acidic drink and foods is one way to protect tooth enamel from eroding away. Beavers may not have access to dental care, but they do know how to keep their teeth healthy and protect… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 18 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