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Tooth Wear and TMD

 

If the eyes are the windows to your soul, then the mouth is the window to your health.  Much can be deduced about a person’s overall well-being just by looking into their mouth, and one of the telltale signs of a disturbance in health is a worn dentition.

 

 

 

What is Tooth Wear?

 

Tooth wear is the progressive loss of tooth structure for reasons other than decay.  The enamel on the outside surface of the tooth becomes thin, and the underlying dentin layer begins showing through.  Dentin is much more yellow and much more sensitive, which tend to be the two primary complaints of people with worn ...

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