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Are vegetarians more susceptible to tooth erosion?

Some vegetarians are more at risk of tooth erosion because their diet can lack calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B12 or complete proteins. Deficiencies of vitamin D and calcium, for instance, soften your teeth and increase your risk of tooth decay and gum disease.

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