Does pepsin and reflux cause tooth erosion?

Does pepsin and reflux cause tooth erosion?

Diagnostic device Peptest has been used to help researchers investigate a potential link between salivary pepsin levels and tooth erosion. Dental erosion – the loss of tooth enamel – has often been associated with reflux disease due to direct contact between tooth...
Peptest labs to reopen for reflux testing

Peptest labs to reopen for reflux testing

We’re delighted to announce that the Peptest laboratories will reopen for testing of saliva samples for pepsin on Monday 25 May. During the coronavirus pandemic we made the decision to temporarily suspend testing due to restrictions on staff movements and concerns...
Testing saliva for pepsin helps ‘manage reflux’

Testing saliva for pepsin helps ‘manage reflux’

Testing saliva for the stomach enzyme pepsin can help speed up the management of reflux, a new research study has concluded. Peptest – a salivary pepsin test – is also described as an ‘important diagnostic tool’ for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/ GERD) and...