Excessive tooth wear is a common problem. Excessive tooth wear can be caused by grinding or clenching (bruxism), erosion (from consuming acidic foods and or medications), and attrition (brushing too hard).
- Pain and sensitivity
- Jaw joint problems
- Tooth and restoration fractures
- Abnormal wear of the teeth
- Accelerated bone loss and tooth mobility
- Chipping and short teeth
During your regular dental exams, Dr. Markiewicz can check for signs of excessive tooth wear. Dr. Markiewicz can recommend treatment options to help control and correct these conditions.