Factors include foods, drinks (like coffee or red wine), tobacco use, medications, trauma, age, and genetics.
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A device worn over the teeth to protect them from grinding or clenching, often used during sleep.
It removes the day’s buildup of plaque and bacteria, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.
Bacteria in the mouth feed on sugars, producing acids that weaken tooth enamel, leading to decay.
Using special instruments in a process called scaling, during a professional dental cleaning.
Maintain oral hygiene, use fluoride toothpaste, limit sugary and acidic foods, drink water, and see a dentist regularly.
You can consume flavored water with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.