Gingival recession (receding gums) refers to the progressive loss of gum tissue, which can eventually result in tooth root exposure if left untreated. Gum recession is most common in adults over the age of but the process can begin in the teenage years.
Dental attrition and abfraction are caused by bruxing, but the damage occurs at different points of the teeth. Abrasion is caused by rubbing against foreign objects and erosion is induced by chemical components.
The worst food and drink for your teeth. Everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth, but acidic foods can cause just as many problems. Here is a list of common foods and drinks and how acidic (bad) or alkaline (good) they are.