Dental Abrasion

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How to manage tooth wear due to pica?

Query: Are dentists trained in PICA? My tooth enamel has become increasingly worn down in the last few years due to my consumption of none food items yet every dentist I've bought it up with had no idea what I was talking about. Heavy wear on teeth/soft and sensitive teeth, lots of chips and are significan...  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello ,Welcome to ICLINIQ This is your Dentist - I went through your query Ma'am. Am very sorry for your inconvenience and discomfort. As a Specialist am here to help you and Capable to ease you discomfort once and for all.Am confident that there is an easy fix many other had surely missed. I assu...  Read Full »

I have lost enamel in front teeth due to eating lemon. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have eaten lemons all my life and now have no enamel on my front two teeth. It is not painful but it looks awful and feels bumpy and I am scared they will eventually corrode.  Read Full »

Dr. Vijeta Singh


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please quit your habit of eating lemon to prevent further erosion of enamel in other teeth. Rinse your mouth after taking an acidic beverage. Get IOPAR of 11, 12, 21, 22 (if upper jaw teeth are involved) or 31, 32, 41, 42 (if lower jaw front teeth are involved). Treatment...  Read Full »

I am having shocks from my new dentures. What treatment do you suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an intense shocking pain around the bottom two teeth from a partial denture with wires. My X-rays show no cavity. I suspect enamel erosion. I have only five teeth. Do you recommend Valplast partials, teeth bonding, using fluoride, or another option?   Read Full »

Dr. Geeth Sadasivam


Answer: Hello, Welcome to have read through your complaint and the relevant details. You have mentioned that you have only five teeth remaining, out of which, the two lower ones are paining. So, I suspect it to be an enamel abrasion. There is a huge difference between erosion and abrasion. Ena...  Read Full »

I have tooth deposits and cavities as well as swollen gums. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 15 and I have been noticing that there is an orange substance building up on some of my teeth. My gums are swollen. There is a cavity in my canine tooth and I was wondering if there was any way I can fix it without going to a dentist because my family is very poor. So, would you r...  Read Full »

Dr. Nivedita Dalmia


Answer: Hello,Welcome to is getting deposited onto the tooth surface. The gums are inflamed due to the debris. Brush your tooth twice daily. Rinse your mouth after every meal. I suggest you get your teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist.The cavity on the tooth surface is a cervical abrasio...  Read Full »

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