When acidic food or drink is consumed, the enamel softens for a short time. Food high in acid that are consumed on an excessive basis can cause the mouth to not repair itself and create a greater chance for dental erosion. Teeth may become overly sensitive as the acid breaks down dental sealants and restorations.
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Q: Can Dry Mouth Cause Dental Problems?
A: When the soft tissues of the mouth are constantly dry, they can become inflamed, painful, and more susceptible to infection. Tooth decay can develop. . .