Effect of Enamel & Tooth Surface Wear on Patients’ Quality of Life

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The effect of enamel and tooth surface wear on daily life

White teeth are desired by most patients. Yet enamel wear can leave teeth looking yellow and dull. Here we look at the impact of enamel wear on patients.

Enamel worn teeth

Enamel wear is a progressive condition that may have lifetime effects on patients1

Over time, enamel wear can lead to cosmetic changes and structural damage that may become a significant concern for your patients:1–3

  • Change in appearance, e.g. yellowing from thinning and increased translucency2,3
  • Dentine hypersensitivity4

In some cases, enamel wear can have a significant impact on patients and may require repeated, expensive and complex restoration.1

Sensodyne Pronamel – helping protect your patients against enamel and tooth surface wear

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