What Causes Dental Erosion?

The outer layer on your teeth is a slender but durable layer of protection called tooth enamel. As strong as your enamel is, it can be damaged. When it is slowly damaged over time, this is called dental erosion. The main cause of dental erosion is exposure to acid and plaque. Many foods with a low pH level are highly... read more »

What is Xerostomia?

Dry mouth, officially called Xerostomia, is an oral health problem that many Americans experience. Dry mouth is usually the result of a lack of saliva produced in the mouth and is often a side effect of medication. While dry mouth is common, it is not something to be taken lightly. For most, dry mouth is just a nuisance. For some,... read more »