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The bacteria ferment those things, creating natural acids that start to dissolve the tooth enamel, similar to how water combines with carbon dioxide to dissolve limestone in a cave.
This lowers the pH in your mouth and can cause enamel demineralization, a precursor to cavities.Brush up on how to care for your teeth with these tips from dentists|Allyson Chiu|June 17, 2021|Washington Post
Like the gap left behind after losing a tooth — the ragged, sore space in your mouth always felt larger than the tiny bit of enamel that fell out.The spellbinding ‘Revival Season’ makes Monica West an author to watch|Naomi Jackson|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
Examination of layers of enamel in fossil teeth shows that early hominids were getting their first molar at age 3, twice as fast as us.
Because this enamel is built up in layers as humans mature, chemists can study a cross-section of the tooth and learn what substances people were exposed to as children.
Eventually, the fire sale extended to his personal belongings—including a $20 enamel teapot.
The chicken was cut into large chunks and all the blood from both birds sat in a dirty old enamel jug.Two Chickens, an Old Guitar, and a Group of Strangers: A Life-Changing Feast in Brazil|Annabel Langbein|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fortunately, childhood is protected by a resisting candour, by an enamel over which all impurities glide.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
The room was large, high-domed; the walls covered with gold and colored enamel in fantastic arabesques.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Grisel took a little silver and enamel cigarette box out of her pocket and put it on the table.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
Years and etiquette combined have led her Majesty to the thraldom of the rouge and enamel pot.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2|Various
He shrugged, reached into the desk for a box of Jaipur brass enamel and took from it a medal attached to a ribbon.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for enamel
- decorated or covered with enamelan enamel ring
- made with enamelenamel paste