Oral Care Glossary
Dentists and Hygienist have a language all their own. This guide breaks down the professional terminology into everyday language.
Highly acidic foods can cause tooth erosion (dental erosion), which is the irreversible loss of tooth structure. These foods include soft drinks, which contain phosphoric acid; fruits and fruit juices, which contain citric acids; yogurt, which has lactic acid and sweeteners that contain sugar or corn syrup.