Teeth wear out over time due to use. Especially in the chewing parts of the teeth and the more facing parts of the front teeth, abrasion occurs a lot.
When the teeth are worn, they are chipped, broken, discoloured and have a smaller appearance than normal.
Sometimes the problem here is only aesthetic, sometimes it causes cold and hot sensitivity. When the teeth are aesthetically uncomfortable for patients with their worn appearance, the upper front teeth can be corrected with six or eight veneers.
The most frequently used method in tooth wear treatments before veneers is the BONDING method.
What is Bonding Method?
It is the process of placing, shaping and polishing the material we call composite on the worn part of the original tooth without any abrasion on the tooth. The tooth gets a new, fresher appearance with this process.
Porcelain lamina application can be performed to provide a more aesthetic appearance in tooth wear problems and to design a smile on the face.
Porcelain Lamina Application
In today’s technology, it is now possible to create a new enamel structure almost without touching the original tooth.
In cases where the wear is very advanced, it is necessary to make joints to the grassy parts of the back teeth. In this process, the first method is the Bonding method as in the front teeth.
What are the Causes of Tooth Wear?
In tooth wear treatments; The most important factor is the elimination of the cause of tooth wear. The cause of tooth wear is usually tooth grinding. For this reason, a night plate should be given to the person in order to prevent tooth wear again.
Another cause of tooth erosion is the consumption of excessively acidic food and beverages.
If the person has such behaviour, the consumption of food and beverages should also be monitored.
Problems such as acid coming into the mouth such as reflux are among the causes of tooth wear. For this reason, the person should also evaluate his general health in terms of wear.