When patients visit our office for a routine hygiene examination, they are always concerned about the state of their teeth and if there are any signs of decay. When you have decay on your teeth, it indicates that your tooth enamel has been compromised in some way. Your tooth enamel is the outer covering surrounding the tooth. It is actually the strongest substance in the body, but it is not indestructible, especially if it is not being cared for properly. In fact, it is quite easy to damage your tooth enamel. Read on to learn more about what can damage your tooth enamel.