Posted on 14 May 2019 by Michael Tang

If left untreated, acid reflux or heartburn can cause several oral and dental problems that could eventually require extensive dental work. This is due to damage when stomach acids are pushed up into the esophagus and even the mouth.

Key takeaways:

  • The most common problem is enamel erosion.
  • Dry mouth and plaque buildup are also common among people with heartburn.
  • You can address these problems by quitting smoking and changing your eating habits.

You can also speak to your dentist and ask how to manage acid reflux symptoms so that they don’t end up damaging your teeth.

Read the full story here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/acid-reflux-harms-your-dental-health/

Michael Tang

Michael Tang

BDS MFGDP(UK)RCS PGDIP(IMPDENT) MSC(IMPDENT)
GDC 80508

Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting.  He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
 
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005.  In the same year he deci…

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