Arnout & Hobbelink Dentists in Amstelveen Randwijck.Nearby Amsterdam Buitenveldert, Amstelveen Elsrijk, Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, RAI Amsterdam and the Zuidas.
Teeth can become so worn down that treatment is required in order to protect the them.
Apart from normal wear of teeth, they can experience additional erosion from sweet beverages, carbonated drinks, biting onto hard objects, teeth grinding, stress, certain medications and from brushing your teeth too hard.
Tooth wear is not always noticeable and you may not feel it. However, once dental tissue has been eroded, it will never grow back. This is why it is important to have a dental checkup every six months so that the dentist can identify any problems and discuss treatment options with you.
What causes dental wear?
Teeth wear naturally as you age. The enamel becomes thinner, revealing more of the underlying yellow dentine which causes your teeth to appear more yellow. Factors that will exacerbate this process include:
What are the symptoms of tooth wear?
You may not notice tooth wear yourself, but it may be necessary to be treated for it for the following reasons:
What can I expect from treatment for tooth wear at Arnout & Hobbelink Dentists?
Most importantly, prevention is preferable to treatment, so be sure to visit your dentist for regular checkups. The dentist can give you specific advice to delay further tooth wear. Sometimes the damage will be of such a degree that treatment is unavoidable. The dentist will offer you a detailed treatment plan based on your personal situation, taking your needs into account.