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It’s best to know all about dental problems so you can prevent them, and enamel erosion is one of the problems you should know everything about. Enamel erosion can severely affect your smile, so the more you know, the better. Our dentist, Dr. John Dobry, encourages you to test your enamel erosion knowledge and maybe even learn something new by taking the following enamel erosion test.

1. True or False: Enamel erosion is a dental problem that involves acid attacking the teeth and wearing away the tooth enamel.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Enamel erosion can be prevented through appropriate smile care techniques.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Fluoride does nothing but make the teeth look pretty.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Enamel erosion can make your teeth vulnerable to cavities and tooth cracks and breaks.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Once tooth enamel is lost, it cannot be restored naturally.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. B (Fluoride strengthens the tooth enamel and helps prevent erosion)
4. A
5. A (But it can be treated with dental restorations)

To learn more about enamel erosion in Clinton Township, Michigan, or to ask our dental team a question or two, please contact Dobry Dental when you have the chance. All you need to do is dial 586-286-0790 and we will be more than happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!