Enamel wear: Management

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Managing enamel wear

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Helping patients treat and prevent enamel wear

Prevention of enamel wear is important and measures should be taken. Patients can follow three simple steps to help protect their enamel.1,2

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    Minimise exposure to acids

    • Avoid frequent intake of acidic foods or drinks1,2
    • Avoid holding acidic drinks in the mouth1
    • Rinse mouth with water after acidic foods and drinks1
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    Brush teeth with appropriate technique and timing

    • Avoid brushing immediately after consuming acidic food and drink1
    • Brush gently but thoroughly with a soft-bristled toothbrush1
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    Use a toothpaste for higher fluoride availability

    • Brush twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste2
    • Ensure the toothpaste has lower abrasivity1
    • Recommend a toothpaste demonstrated to protect enamel against attack by dietary acids

Pronamel – helping protect your patients against enamel wear

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Enamel wear

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Causes and mechanisms

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Impact on patient quality of life

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Diagnosis

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The Pronamel range

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Patient care resources

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