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Artificial enamel for loss of enamel in teeth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my tooth just lost some enamel and now tooth looks horrible. can this be fixed?>
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXXX here
User :   hi
Doctor :   how does the teeth look?
User :   the enamel is off on the bottom near my gums
User :   lower teeth
Doctor :   Yes, artificial enamel is available
Doctor :   you have to a dentist for the same
User :   is there any chance more enamel will come off that tooth?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   I am going to the dentist next friday
User :   is there anything i can do to prevent more from coming off besides flossing and brushing?
Doctor :   once the top layer wears of the under layers are exposed to immense friction
Doctor :   not preferably
User :   what is your professional recommendation?
Doctor :   using of flouridated toothpastes can help to certain extent
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   i dont think so, I guess I just have to wait to see my dentist on friday
User :   to get it fixed
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
Doctor :   bye for now
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