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What can be done to prevent the Abrasion of 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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What can be done to prevent the Abrasion of my teeth?

Prevention is the most important part of managing tooth abrasion.

  • Choose a low abrasion toothpaste as some toothpastes play a significant role in causing tooth abrasion. The RDA value [Relative Dentin Abrasivity] ranges from 0-250. RDA values of 150-250 are considered the harmful.
  • Use a soft toothbrush and a correct brushing technique using moderate force.

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