When you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux disease, your smile is hugely impacted. This is because strong, corrosive acids that normally reside in your stomach can make their way up to your mouth. When this happens, these acids can quickly work to damage tooth enamel. Enamel is essential for protecting your teeth. Managing your acid reflux is imperative to preventing damage—but what can you do if enamel loss has already occurred? Here’s how cosmetic dentistry can help your smile when it’s been affected by acid reflux. An article by Dr. Marcus Hoang. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.
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