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Where does Abrasion occur on my teeth?

Abrasion is the progressive mechanical wear of teeth caused by foreign external objects.

It can cause tooth wear, ranging from V shaped notches at the gum line to the destruction of the biting surfaces of the teeth.

Here are some commonly asked questions about this condition:

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Where does Abrasion occur on my teeth?

Abrasion most commonly occurs as a shiny V shaped groove at the gum line of the teeth contributing to a notching appearance.

Abrasion associated with a destructive diet will cause a flattening appearance of the chewing surfaces of the back teeth.

Dental products come in a wide range of abrasiveness. Because exposure to abrasive toothpastes occurs on a daily basis, it is important to select products that will minimize the abrasive risk to your teeth.

Check back next time to learn more about Abrasion.

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