Not many things are as eye-catching as a perfect smile; it’s the sign of someone who’s dedicated to a solid oral care routine. But there are some conditions that can ruin it faster than it took to perfect. We recently had a patient come in with tooth erosion from years of soda drinking. Acid erosion from soda is one of those ailments to which everyone should pay attention so they can be sure their brushing and flossing still give them the result they expect.
According to the National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), over half of those in the U.S. survive from oral cancer after five years. If this condition is caught early enough, the chances of successful treatment are high.