Cervical tooth abrasion can be noticeable as the gums slightly recedes causing the neck of the tooth to expose. The causes of this problem are multifactorial as it may be affected by the method of tooth brushing, the usage of abrasive toothpaste and biting or chewing on hard objects which results in enameland cementum wear off.
Gradual loss of enamel coating can cause sensitivity that may further lead to increasing risk of dental decay. Many of us might think that cervical abrasion is irreversible but it actually can be treated by improving the way we brush our teeth. Practicing proper method of brushing using soft bristle toothbrush can help to cope with this matter. Other than that,you also need to be more careful in choosing toothpaste as it might contain abrasive material. If you not sure, you can refer to the dentist as they might recommend the proper toothpaste to solve your problem. Moreover, biting habit also can lead to this matter as for example nail biting as if this cannot be controlled it may worsen the condition.
If cervical tooth abrasion remains untreated, there will be increased chance of having plaque trapping which may cause periodontal disease. So, to overcome this dental problem there are some solution that you might considered to go to the dentist for immediate treatment by using Glass Ionomer Cement (GIC) and Composite Resin Restoration.
In Smileway Dental Clinic Subang Jaya and Smileway Dental Clinic Setapak we take care of your smile because we believe in “Creating Smiles That Matters” in your life. Take care everyone. To know more about cervical tooth, do not hesitate to contact us and get an appointment for a consultation.