Tooth Wear

The common causes of tooth wear are:

  • Acids in the mouth
  • Wear from your toothbrush and toothpaste

The most common acid drinks that soften the tooth surface are:

  • Fresh fruit juices
  • Fizzy drinks (diet and non-diet)
  • Wine

The following recommendations will help reduce tooth wear:

DOs

  • Clean gently with a soft toothbrush
  • Run your toothbrush under hot water before brushing
  • Try holding your brush in your weakest hand
  • Use a non-abrasive toothpase
  • Drink acidic beverages through a straw whenever possible
  • Use a fluoride mouthwash after acid food or drink whenever possible

DON’Ts

  • Use a toothbrush with hard bristles
  • Scrub hard while brushing
  • Use an abrasive toothpaste e.g. smokers toothpaste
  • Brush your teeth immediately after acidic foods or drink

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