Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

Infobase Index Factor : 2.8

ABSTRACT

Evaluation of effects of commonly used carbonated beverages and commercially available tooth pastes on enamel: An in vitro study

Saiswarup Badrinath, Reshma Kulkarni ,Kiran Kumar N, Anoop Nair

ABSTRACT

Tooth wear or the loss of the tooth surface is considered to be the next most significant threat to the human dentition, after trauma, dental caries and periodontal diseases. High risk of enamel erosion is noted in various parts of India due to consumption of carbonated beverages amongst various age groups. Loss of enamel due to usage of dental abrasives present in the commercially has been a major of concern over the past decade. Although REA and RDA levels are tested before the public usage, some amount of enamel loss occurs over the long run. This study investigates the possible loss of enamel due to consumption of popular carbonated beverages and commercially available toothpastes and their synergistic effects.

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