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What’s Toothbrush Abrasion & How Is It Treated?

August 3, 2021

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Image showing toothbrush abrasion.
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Toothbrush abrasion is a wearing down of the enamel (the outer layer of the tooth) and sometimes the subsequent recession of the gum tissue in the same area. Toothbrush abrasion typically occurs on the outer surfaces of the teeth that are easier to access with the toothbrush but can occur anywhere in the mouth. Toothbrush abrasion can be localized to a single tooth or generalized to several teeth. 

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Toothbrush Abrasion. Is Your Brushing To Blame?

March 2, 2016

Filed under: Dentistry — Tags: , — salvaggiodentistry @ 12:17 am

Brushing TeethEvery dentist and dental hygienist agrees that regular brushing at least twice daily is essential to maintain oral health.  Most dental professionals recommend brushing your teeth at least twice daily, especially before going to bed.  It is important to brush before going to bed, to clean your teeth of all the food particles from the day.

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