A dentist can identify and diagnose the condition.
The treatment depends on the severity of the problem. Full crowns will improve the appearance of the teeth and protect them from damage. Eating a diet that is low in sugar and practicing very good oral hygiene can reduce the chance of developing cavities.
Treatment is often successful in protecting the teeth.
The enamel is easily fractured and damaged, which affects the appearance of the teeth, especially if left untreated.
When to Contact a Medical Professional
Call your dentist if you have symptoms of this condition.
Ilona Fotek, DMD, MS, Palm Beach Prosthodontics Dental Associates, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.